Norma Gonzalez is a first year Master’s student at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. Norma has two main loves: education and health related disparities. She has worked in health disparities programing, education, and public health. Norma has conducted her own qualitative research focusing on support strategies of Mexican/Mexican-Immigrant parents. Once finished with her Master’s in Public Health, Norma will be continuing her education and pursue a PhD or Ed.D in education.