Deanna van Woerkom is earning her masters in United Nations and Global Policy Studies. Before earning her master's, Deanna received her Bachelor of the Arts degree from Rutgers University majoring in Journalism and Media Studies. 

Throughout her time at Rutgers in both graduate school and undergraduate studies, Deanna has been constantly passionate about how to apply her talents in graphic design and media literacy to promote a positive change in the world around her. Extremely interested in public health, Deanna is hoping to use her experience from the UNMA program to find a career in that pathway. 

By utilizing a multifaceted approach of creativity, intellect, and curiosity Deanna hopes to make a difference in the media or public health landscape weather big or small.