Honors & Awards


Florida International University OSA Scholarship- OSA scholarship gave me the tools to conduct the begging of my transgender research and allow the study to have the funds that are necessary for a study.


Global Health Study Abroad Program Fellow Summer 2017- The study abroad program gave me the opportunity to experience a research setting, the process of data collection and writing proper research papers. I also gave a presentation on HIV knowledge and HIV stigma in Mysore, India.


McNair Poster Presentation-“Even and HIV infected person can live 100 years”: Perceptions of HIV among Hijras in Mysore, India.


As a Fulbright Fellow, I am having the opportunity to conduct my first funded research project in Mysore, India. I will be extending the research I conducted while participating in the Department of psychology Global Health Study Abroad Program: My work will be looking at Health stigma within Mysore’s Hijra communities and assess college students attitudes towards sexual minorities.