REBECCA MARTIN (Middlebury, IN / Eastern Mennonite University ’12)
PARTNER: Wilkinsburg Community Development Corporation
Originally from Middlebury, IN, Rebecca Martin graduated from Eastern Mennonite University as an Economics and Applied Sociology Major. Rebecca participated in a study abroad program in Spain and Morocco and also spent a year living with a host family in Germany and Switzerland. She has worked as a Tax Assessor for the City of Harrisonburg and as a a Treasurer for the Student Government Association. Rebecca worked with Wilkinsburg Community Development Corporation.
What do you love about Pittsburgh?
The community is great!
What is the best part about the PULSE experience?
Having great people to live with.
What does your ideal Saturday morning look like?
Sleeping in, going for a run, drinking tea and reading a good book.
What is the best thing about your nonprofit placement?
I’m learning so much about the network of community and economic development in Pittsburgh and in Pennsylvania in general.
What are some hobbies that you would like to pursue?
Any kind of dancing, yoga, swimming, reading all the books I didn’t have time for in college.
What is a favorite cheap or free activity you’ve found in Pittsburgh?
Salsa dancing, blues dancing, running in Highland Park.
Why should someone consider joining PULSE?
It’s a good way to transition from college life to life in the real world.
Learn more about the rest of the 2012-2013 PULSE alumni.