Sydney Gray (MC’23) is a Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology major from San Diego, CA. With aspirations in medicine and public health policy, Sydney hopes to spend her future career improving access to health services and implementing data-based approaches as a means to achieve health equity. As the Director of the Behavioral Health Department at the HAVEN Free Clinic, she is dedicated to training volunteers to provide psycho-educational curricula to Spanish-speaking patients and she is especially motivated to improve access to mental healthcare services for immigrants and refugees in the U.S. Over the summer of 2021, Sydney worked as Research and Policy Intern with the White House COVID-19 Health Equity Task Force and also as a COVID-19 Vaccine and Primary Health Care Fellow with the World Bank. At Yale, Sydney spends her time researching the molecular mechanisms of taste in mosquitoes to ultimately help diminish the global burden of vector-borne diseases like malaria. In her free time, she enjoys dancing and writing articles about public health for the Yale Daily News.