Meet Our Summer Interns!

Meredith Parrott

B.S. Sociology and minor in Religion from Charleston Southern University (Charleston, SC). Currently a MSSW Candidate at University of Tennessee pursuing a clinical concentration (expected to graduate Spring 2019)
From Mobile, AL
Played volleyball for many years competitively and has coached-- always looking for a game of pickup! Also likes spending time outside when at all possible.
Desert island album: probably X & Y by Coldplay or as of lately After Laughter by Paramore
"I’m excited to be interning with AWAKE this summer as I’m passionate about empowering women and children. As an emerging professional, I’m grateful to spend a summer with AWAKE to build skills to better advocate for this population in my city."

Madison Lindeman

Senior at Vanderbilt, studying political science and public health. 
From Milwaukee, WI
Photographer, brunch enthusiast, and political being. Also a stage manager in the Vanderbilt theatre community and part of the Vanderbilt Hustler newspaper staff. Huge fan of superhero comics and movies.
Desert island album: Electra Heart by Marina and the Diamonds
"I'm excited for the opportunity to serve the Nashville community and to gain experience working with a non-profit, which I hope to continue after graduation."

Naomi Horn

2018 Graduate of Hume Fogg. Heading to Swarthmore College in the fall.
From Nashville, TN
Always on the hunt for the best dairy-free ice cream even though she's allergic, but she loves ice cream.
Recently started to draw with oil pastels.
"I love the idea of spending my summer doing work that could fundamentally improve the quality of life of so many people around the state."

Sam Reinker

2018 Graduate of Hume Fogg. Heading to New York University in the fall.
From Nashville, TN
Loves running, science, music, arts + crafts.
Desert Island album: Sibelius violin concerto in D
"I wanted to intern because Tennessee can always do a better job of addressing issues that face women and kids, and AWAKE provides such a great way to understand and address these problems in our community."