Carolyn Plein

2021/2022 Public Allies Fellow

Carolyn Plein

2021/2022 Public Allies Fellow

Carolyn (she/her/hers) is a 2nd year Public Allies Fellow concentrating in Health, Wellness, & Counseling. She was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area and moved to Texas when she was in high school. She graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with her Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work with a minor in Philosophy. Carolyn first discovered her passion for working with youth during her time in the teen leadership program at YMCA Camp Loma Mar. She later went on to be a staff member at camps in various positions and most recently worked as a Teen Leadership Program Director. During her time at UT Austin, Carolyn enjoyed participating in intramural basketball and student legislative organizations and worked with youth in various settings, including teaching coding to elementary-aged children and working with the YMCA of Austin. Carolyn joined Eagle Rock in ER-82 as a Health, Wellness, and Counseling Fellow and is excited to embark on a second year. She looks forward to continuing to discover new ways to engage and empower youth, and in particular for youth to feel empowered to take ownership and excitement over their own unique health and wellness journeys.


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I’m really moved by the power of community