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Interns

Emma Potter (she/her)

Federal Relations Intern

Emma Potter assists the federal relations team with their work connecting Families USA to the federal government. Before working at Families USA, Potter interned with the National Patient Advocate Foundation, participating in coalition meetings and conducting research. She is also a science project student assistant at Grinnell College, where she is a rising senior pursuing a BA in Biology and Political Science.

Kaija Wilson

Health Equity Intern

Kaija Wilson assists the health equity team with writing and research. Before joining Families USA, Wilson worked as a material science engineering research assistant at Tuskegee University where she studied cancer cells and performed statistical analysis. She previously served as a mental health crisis response phone counselor with the Affiliated Sante Group. Wilson holds a BA in Biology from Oakwood University, and is pursuing an MA in Public Health, Health Equity from the University of Maryland, College Park.

Hanna Qiu (she/her)

Communications Intern

Hanna Qiu assists the communications team reach key audiences through a variety of mediums and tactics. Prior to interning at Families USA, Qiu was an intranet/strategic development intern with Volunteer of America, where she designed and updated webpages for better user engagement and created user metrics. She also served as the social media coordinator for On the Same Page Boston, launching a book campaign and creating analytic slides. Qiu is a rising senior at Emerson College, pursing a BS in Communications Studies with a Journalism minor.