Michelle Hawkins graduated from Mount Mary University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in December 2016 with a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies with a Spanish Concentration and Theology minor. She is passionate about human rights and development and hopes to pursue graduate studies in those areas. She also speaks German, and has accepted an English Teaching Assistant position in Regensburg, Germany beginning this fall. At HANDS, Michelle has been working on the annual report, an upcoming benefit dinner, and weekly newsletters.