Anna Gross is a Master of Public Health student at UNC where she is exploring global health and health policy, her previous experiences include public health research, community engagement, and international education. Her undergraduate degrees are in Psychology and Spanish, and she currently works for the Wake County Department of Public Health as a contact tracer and has joined CEC leadership as the Community Engagement Coordinator. She is passionate about improving the social, political, and economic determinants of health, and through her different roles in the community strives to empower people with the tools and resources necessary to living healthy lives.