Name: Eliza Davern
Location: Pacific Palisades, CA
Position: Political Affairs intern

Fundraising Goal: $500

How did you get interested in global issues?
In college, I concentrated in “Global Studies and Social Justice” and began to learn a lot about areas around the world and how they interacted with our own nation. These classes really opened my eyes to not only how connected our world is, but how vital it is that we help each other in order to move forward and progress as a human society.

Why are you volunteering your time to serve the world’s poor?
Serving underprivileged communities is something most everyone agrees is necessary and important, but not something everyone acts upon. I believe volunteering my time to advocate for those whose voices have been muted is an absolute honor, and I hope to both teach and inspire others to do the same, whether it be through supporting legislature, making donations, or being well-informed voters.

Any interesting tidbits to share?
I danced and taught ballet for 12 years.

My compassion/humility list:
I will do the following for any friends or family who donates in my honor…

  1. $25: I will post an embarrassing photo of myself
  2. $50: I will video myself (poorly) singing “Shallow” from A Star is Born in a public place
  3. $75: I will vlog myself following the diet of your choice (Keto, Vegan, Paleo, etc.) for 72 hours 

 

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