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Annanda Batista

Public Service Graduate Intern

About

Annanda Batista comes to the UIC Women’s Leadership and Resource Center as an intern sponsored by the UIC Graduate College’s Public Service Graduate Internship Award. Her internship project focuses on developing a resource guide for U.S. women of color to help promote the process of healing from gender-based violence.

Annanda is a nurse who graduated from the Federal University of Paraiba, Brazil. Currently, she is a Ph.D. student at UIC's College of Nursing and a Doctoral Fellow sponsored by the Graduate College University Fellowship. Her background experience includes maternal-infant health promotion and self-management support for youth chronic health conditions.