Lena Shadow is a senior sociology major originally from Houston, Texas. Her research interests lie in women’s health and the impact of state institutions on the matter. Her current project investigates the impact that low statewide police legitimacy has on the work of civil society actors combatting gender-based violence in South Africa. In the future she hopes to work in the field of monitoring and evaluation to assist international development organizations develop, manage, and improve programming which will empower women across the globe.

Global Affairs - IDS Concentration
AL/SC Honors Program
Data Science