My name is Ava Urquidez and I am a first year studying PPES (Political Science, Philosophy, Economics, and Sociology) at Trinity College Dublin in Dublin, Ireland. I grew up in Austin, Texas, and am studying abroad at a university to learn other perspectives and gain life skills. I am passionate about equal opportunity and rights and plan on dedicating my career to global change through environmentalism.
The Why Vote? Scholarship awards high school and college students who demonstrate an active commitment for spreading awareness/education on the importance of voting in their communities.