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Cynthia Ziwawo, C'2019

March 2019

Major: Health Science
Acceptances: National Institute of Health Post-Baccalaureate Intramural Research Training Award
Future Aspirations: After receiving her MD, Cynthia Ziwawo, C'2019, intends to train as a primary care physician in the Atlanta area. She looks forward to serving as a community advocate for underrepresented minorities through the realm of medicine. Ziwawo also hopes to dismantle the barriers to care that are often experienced by minorities, specifically African Americans, by emphasizing cultural awareness within her practice. Later down the road, she would like to open up her own Primary Care Clinic. During her four years at Spelman, Ziwawo was a part of various internship opportunities, studied abroad in Accra, Ghana, and participated in several leadership roles on campus.
Hobbies: Ziwawo enjoys spending time with friends, traveling, reading, and listening to music & podcasts.