Holly Mangan grew up in State College, Pennsylvania and attended Allegheny College where she earned a degree in Environmental Studies, with minors in Psychology and Education Studies. At Allegheny, she devoted much of her time to her service fraternity Alpha Phi Omega as well as Allegheny Christian Outreach, where she regularly engaged in service projects in her community. Holly also worked as a student intern with Creating Landscapes, assisting yoga instructors in teaching classes to middle and high school students. In her free time, Holly enjoys practicing yoga, playing music, journaling, and experimenting with healthy lifestyles. Holly was a part of the East End cohort and served at East Liberty Development Inc.