North Central College - Naperville, IL
Major: 
Social Change Leadership minor

For Ivana, the social change leadership minor wasn’t just a program, but a passion. That passion inspired her to engage in service trips and to tutor immigrant families each week in learning the English language. “If I could redo my student years, I’d go on every service trip offered, and there are many to choose from."

“In my classes, I learned lessons that challenged my views and perspective on many things in my life and motivated me to take action and become involved in my community,” She says. “My professors spent countless hours discussing research projects, career and academic plans and life with me. They’re part of a nourishing North Central family community that’s fostered throughout the campus.”

Ivana envisions using the knowledge she gained from her studies and her passion for human rights to work with a nonprofit organization in raising awareness about prevalent issues in communities around the world.