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Pamela Cardoso

CHCI-Toyota Intern
Hometown: Newark, New Jersey
School: Rutgers University-Newark
Major: Political Science
Placement: The Office of Rep. Albio Sires

Pamela is a first-generation college student and campus leader at Rutgers University, where she studies both Political Science and Environmental Science as a double major. She is the Vice-President of Braven Nation, a student leadership and career building organization. Pamela has also engineered marketing and awareness campaigns to recruit over 300 fellows for Braven. For six years she’s dedicated her time to the Rutgers Future Scholars (RFS), which  provides academic and financial support opportunities for first-generation, low-income students. With RFS she had the opportunity to visit the White House for Michelle Obama’s ‘Beating the Odds Summit’

This summer, as a CHCI intern, Pamela hopes to leverage her background in public policy, so she can contribute to pro-environmental legislation to protect the health, economy, and environment of the American people.