Izzy Boudnik is the Graduate Assistant for the Office of Equity and Inclusion and a graduate student in the Higher Education master’s program at Penn GSE. Izzy supports the needs of the E&I Office by curating the weekly newsletter, working with student groups (her favorite), and responding to the tasks of the day. She enjoys the dynamic, student-facing work of the E&I Office and the way the work of this office is constantly evolving.
Izzy is a first-generation college graduate of the University of Wisconsin where she studied political science and education policy. In the future, Izzy intends to work with first-gen students to create a culture of belonging on college campuses. In her free time, Izzy enjoys adding books to her to-be-read pile, practicing yoga, and watching ice hockey.