Valentina is a high school senior attending Columbia University in the fall of 2023. There, she plans on majoring in Neuroscience and Behavior while concentrating in Public Health. In the future, Valentina hopes to get her medical degree and become a pediatric neurologist. Valentina likes to read philosophy, explore parks and museums, and try new cafes in her free time. In addition to her passion for medicine, Valentina is a criminal justice reform advocate and works with the Justice Education Project as a social media director.
Claes Nobel Future Female Leader Scholarship encourages and empowers young women to assume future leadership roles in their colleges and universities, their careers, and communities and to become mentors for the young women following in their footsteps.