Jan Ross Piedad

The University of Texas at Austin, TX, USA

Jan Ross Piedad is a rising junior at the University of Texas at Austin, majoring in journalism with an interdisciplinary certificate in Social Inequality, Health & Policy. Active in student life, she is interested in how media can affect communities and impact individuals in a meaningful way. This summer, she was a technology manager for the Global Classrooms International Press Corps and an instructor at the UT Project on Conflict Resolution's summer symposium. Jan Ross hopes to work in the production of multimedia content which explores the connection between current events and cultural development all over the world. She enjoys a variety of topics from international affairs to events and entertainment. Jan Ross is a summa cum laude graduate of the International School of the Americas in San Antonio, Texas. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for UNA-USA's Austin chapter, devoted to the outreach component and teaching aspects of Model United Nations. Follow Jan Ross on Twitter @janjourn.

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