Orla Heymann '11


Major: Psychology and Sociology/Anthropology
Hometown: Winthrop, MN

My fellowship experience
The work that I did with the policy project was an incredibly exciting experience because its potential was so great.  Its impact, if passed, would be so far-reaching and it is a project that offers a very gratifying reward. 

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View Orla's Cornell Fellows Showcase presentation here.

Orla Heymann '11

Fellowship Overview

Fellowship Name
Hawn Fellow in Women's Healthy Policy

NARAL Pro-Choice Oregon
Portland, OR

Aims of the Fellowship
During my internship, my primary responsibility was getting the Woodburn lit drop through its initial planning phase to its current, tangible form that is ready to be implemented.  The purpose of the project was to distribute educational materials about emergency birth control to as many households as possible in Woodburn.

Faculty Sponsor: Tori Barnes-Brus