Ava Szafranski is a first-year Graduate Assistant from Raleigh, North Carolina. An Alum of UNC-Chapel Hill, Ava graduated in May 2016 with a B.A. in Psychology. Currently, she is pursuing a Master of Arts in Counseling within the Cato College of Education, where she is interested in studying social psychology and gender differences in human behavior. Outside of academics, Ava enjoys playing with her puppy Jenkins, watching mystery shows, and going to the beach.