Melany Chavez Ugalde

Attending:University of California, Santa Cruz
Studying in Italy (Summer) | *Gugel-McPherson Family Scholarship
Pronouns: She/her
Home Institution: University of California, Santa Cruz
Expected Graduation: 2025
Major / Minor: Psychology & Environmental Studies
Study Abroad Location: Florence, Italy
"Hello" in your host country's language: Ciao
Program Provider: UCEAP
Identity: Hispanic/Latinx, First-Generation American, First-Generation College Student
Future Career Goals: In the future I hope to help people and the environment. I plan to pursue higher education after undergraduate studies and pursue a career in environmental psychology or in habitat conservation.
Top 3 Goals for your time abroad: My first goal for my time abroad is to make life long connections. My second goal is to expand my knowledge about the world. My third goal is to grow more independent as a person and student because of my experience abroad.

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