Position title: Student Research Assistant
Olivia Schmidt is an undergraduate Zoology major at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on the pre-
veterinary medicine track. Representing her fellow students as a College of Letters and Science
Representative on UW’s student council, ASM, she is passionate about giving voices to those who are
silenced or underheard. As a Student Research Assistant for the NCA project at CCWT, she utilizes this
passion to support research on furthering post graduate success for historically marginalized students. It
is through this work that she hopes to make positive impacts on educational perspectives and outcomes
and her community.