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Gabriella Pavlov

2022 YCCI Summer Exposures Intern

Gabriella Pavlov is currently a senior at Trumbull High School in Trumbull, Connecticut and the founder of Team Tutors, which is an LLC nonprofit that offers free tutoring services for underprivileged children and teenagers. She has a strong interest in the medical field, with a focus on neuroscience, along with a passion for computer science. These passions have lead her to work her way up from volunteer to assistant coach over the past six years at TOP Soccer/AYSO, which is a program for children with neurodevelopmental disabilities. Gabriella considers herself to be a very well-rounded student, making the most of her high school experience. She is an active participant in her school’s ethical debate team, theater program, select audition choir, and math team. She is also the captain of her school’s cross country team and a varsity runner for both cross country and track and field. Along with being a part of numerous honor societies, Gabriella has recently received the Lasell Book Award, Spanish Seal of Biliteracy, and the AP Scholar with Distinction Award.

About my YCCI Internship

I am grateful for my time as a YCCI intern. It was an amazing experience. Having the chance to learn and talk with the top industry leaders in many different fields gave me valuable knowledge that I can apply to my future. I was able to learn all of the many facets of clinical research, particularly about underrepresented communities and lack of participation. In addition, the need to educate teens and adolescents on the importance of clinical trials. I was able to collaborate with likeminded peers and made lifelong friends in the process. If you are a leader looking to make a positive change, I strongly recommend this internship.