Angelica Mercado

Angelica Mercado

Mount Holyoke College, C’18, Anthropology 
Borough of Manhattan Community College, C’16, Associate's in School Health Education

Big Dream: Born and raised in the Dominican Republic, Angelica's ultimate goal is to travel the world educating people on the different dietary restrictions that can help prevent certain diseases. Angelica believes that through nutrition and health education chronic diseases can be combated in underserved communities. Angelica's other passion includes, but is not limited to, dancing, which she combines with her love for healthy living. 

Leadership Activities:

  • Member, Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society of Community Colleges
  • Volunteer, Metro Baptist Church
  • Research Assistant, BMCC
  • Dean's List, BMCC
  • President, Health and Wellness Club, BMCC
  • Volunteer, Women for Afghan Women
  • Dancer, Rock Church
  • Phlebotomy Intern, New York Medical Career, and Training Center
  • Member, Outing Club, MHC
  • Co-Treasurer, Creating Awareness and Unity for Social Equality, MHC
  • Member, West African Dance Team, MHC
  • Member, Mi Casa, MHC
  • Member, La Unida, MHC
  • President, C.A.U.S.E (Creating Awareness of Unity and Social Equity), MHC
  • Member, MECHA De Mount Holyoke, MHC
  • Member, Undocumented Immigrant Alliance, MHC
  • Panelist and Mount Holyoke College Student Representative, Lumina Foundation Convention
  • Marketing and Sustainable Development Research Fellow, Community-Based Learning Fellowship, Peace Development Fund
  • Student Office Assistant, Health Education Center, MHC