Connie Raptis

2017 Summer Intern

Connie Raptis is a sophomore at Barnard College of Columbia University. She is double majoring in Neuroscience and Human Rights with a minor in Art. Connie’s passion for mental health advocacy stems from personal family struggles with various mental health issues. She continues to stay involved in the mental health community by working at a camp for children and adults with special needs as well as serving as a volunteer at a school for children with Autism. On campus, she is involved in Best Buddies, Medical Global Brigades and is an Executive Board Member of the undergraduate Columbia Neuroscience Society. She is also a budding photographer, and hopes to find ways to use photojournalism to advocate for mental health.

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