Thursday, February 6, 2014
Get to Know UNC Chapter Co-Executive Director Persia Homesl
Q: What year are you and what are you studying?
A: Junior studying Biology
Q: How did you become involved with WILL WORK FOR FOOD?
A: I began as a member of Will Work For Food my first year at UNC, and I became more involved as a volunteer coordinator and eventually became the co-executive director of our chapter.
Q: Why did you decide to become on the board for WILL WORK FOR FOOD?
A: I wanted to explore further ways of becoming involved in Will Work For Food and following its mission, and the best way to do this was to be on the board of WWFF.
Q: What kind of work efforts have you organized on your campus?
A: We have had work efforts at Battle Park on campus in which volunteers can help upkeep the land. Another one of our work efforts takes place at Hope Gardens, a garden where food is grown for others in the community to eat for free.
Q: What else are you involved in at UNC besides WILL WORK FOR FOOD?
A: I am a volunteer Doula at UNC Hospitals and I shadow a physician at the hospital.
Q: If you could describe WILL WORK FOR FOOD in one word, what would it be?
Q: What is a fun fact about you that not a lot of people know?
A: I love longboarding around campus in my free time!