LaShyra Nolen

Medical Student
Harvard University

LaShyra Nolen is a second-year medical student at Harvard Medical School where se serves as student council president (‘23), the first documented Black woman to serve in this leadership role. She is a passionate advocate for equity and social justice and sees it as her life’s purpose to bring light to the experiences and challenges of those who have been deemed voiceless by our society. She seeks to live out this mission through medicine, advocacy, writing, hip-hop and public policy.

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