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Heather Westwood is Science, Technology, and Society major from Minneapolis, Minnesota. Heather worked at the Center for Intercultural and Civic Engagement as the volunteer logistic coordinator and member of the promotions team.  Heather’s thesis, The Development of a Holistic Approach to Global Health, examines the impact of global health on indigenous people, focusing specifically on Latin America, as a regional case study of cultural barriers in global health interventions, and New Zealand as a national case study on the impact of climate change on indigenous communities.