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Avery Muniz

Avery Muniz

Stanford Shinnyo Community Impact Fellow
BS, Biology, Stanford University

Avery Muniz [she/her/ella] is a recent graduate from Stanford University with a degree in Biology and a concentration in Neurobiology. During her time at Stanford, she worked as a Spanish Interpreter at a free clinic, a companion to patients in hospice/palliative care, an English literacy tutor for children in low-income areas, a community RA, and an Education Partnerships Fellow for Stanford’s Haas Center for Public Service. She has conducted research in the field of virology, co-authored a paper published in PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, served on the Board of Directors for a shelter for unhoused women in Palo Alto, and worked as a Case Investigator with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment during the COVID-19 pandemic. She is passionate about community outreach and hopes to refine her skills as a leader and advocate for vulnerable communities through her work as a Shinnyo Community Impact Fellow with the John Gardner Center and Redwood City Together.