May 24, 2011 | By wonkum |
Mariel Prevatt is a native of Trinidad and Tobago and has lived in the Washington, DC area since 2004 when she began her studies in Journalism at Howard University School of Communications. During her undergraduate studies, Prevatt worked at a small woman-owned public relations firm as an executive assistant. She also volunteered in the Feeding the Homeless Program through Bethel Church and was a member of the Caribbean Students Association. After graduation, she worked at the American Dental Education Association in their Center for Public Policy and Advocacy. She is currently a Juris Doctor candidate at Howard University School of Law with expected graduation in May, 2012. In this IMPACT internship, Prevatt is most excited about encouraging students to participate in public policy activities and making strategic connections.