Abigail Schcolnik

Student, University of Miami

Hometown: 

Montevideo, Uruguay

BIO

I work daily with the purpose and dream of creating a change we are all searching for and leaving her mark in this world.

(2014-2021) Graduated from Uruguayan American School with a High School Diploma and a Bilingual IB Diploma.

Activities and Societies: NHS president, Ambassador Committee member, MUN participant, competitive swimmer.

(2018) Founded Me4u. The organization aids young people from different socio-cultural realities to achieve their projects in environmental and social impact issues.

(2019) Began my role as "Volunteer English Tutor" at the Latin America Leadership Academy.

(Agosto, 2019) "#NomaspajitasUY" is born. A legal petition to regulate the consumption of single use plastics, specifically plastic straws in Uruguay. As of 2021, it has been transformed to a law.

(2020) Collaborate with other NGOs focused on the community; such as Xeniors; Ronald McDonald House; "yo tejo por vos"; etc.

(2021) Began my studies in International Relations & Economics; minoring in Ecosystem Science and Policy & Entrepreneurship.

Abigail Schcolnik