Sarah Wilkinson received her B.A. in Cultural Anthropology. In the year immediately following, she worked as a VISTA in Urbana, Illinois. It was during this experience that her desire to work for social justice was ignited and where she developed the skills required for community organizing. Following her VISTA service, she traveled extensively around the world. In 2007 she combined her long time commitment to peace and education with her interest in international issues by founding Project PeacePal.
Lacey Nagar joined Project PeacePal in February 2013. She earned her B.A. in Political Science and completed her Master’s Degree in Public Administration in May of 2013. She is particularly interested in public health and international issues, and her long term career goals include nonprofit and policy work. Her passions are traveling, cooking, and reading.
Denise Bucci relocated to Albuquerque for its beautiful landscapes and unique culture. She holds a B.A. in International Studies from the University of North Carolina at Asheville. After graduation she spent a year and a half teaching English in northern China and was able to travel to countries including Mongolia, Taiwan, Cambodia, Vietnam, and Indonesia. She is enthusiastic about helping PeacePal achieve its mission of spreading global peace and cultural understanding.
Danisha Romero is an undergraduate attending UNM who is seeking her Masters in International Studies. Her career interests involve the remedy of issues in both international relations and peaceful intercultural communication. PeacePal, she believes, paves way for a more united and educated world. She has always had a knack for writing, singing and experiencing new things.
— Martin Luther King, Jr