Rebekah is a third-year student at the University of Toronto pursuing a double major degree in History and Russian Language & Literature. She has worked as the assistant to the director of the Hart House Global Commons, a student initiative to participate in real-time dialog with students located at international partner institutions, including Bogotá, Colombia and Cape Town, South Africa. Rebekah recently worked as a coordinator for the Youth International English Program at New College, which is a program designed for students from around the world to be immersed in cross-cultural experiences and to study English. She enjoys playing volleyball, and last spring received the Team Leadership Award while serving as captain for her intramural team on campus. She is interested in connecting with people and listening to their stories and hopes to possibly pursue a career in journalism following her completion of university.