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Ilana Drake

Vanderbilt '25

Ilana Drake is a sophomore at Vanderbilt, and she is a student activist and writer. During high school, Ilana was one of 25 students on the New York City Department of Education's Chancellor's Student Advisory Council. Ilana's words have been published in Ms. Magazine, PBS NewsHour, The Tennessean, and other outlets. She has been a mentee and leader in Girls Write Now, a writing and mentoring organization for young women, for the past five years. Ilana is also an advocate for inclusion, and she is involved with Special Olympics at the State and national levels. Additionally, she has engaged in work with the United Nations around social justice issues. She is grateful to be back at Her Campus after serving as a Her Future Ambassador during her senior year of high school!