Born and raised in Norwich, Vermont, Ellen graduated with honors from Johns Hopkins University in 2016 where she majored in behavioral biology with a minor in psychology. While attending Johns Hopkins, Ellen was a member of the women’s varsity swim team and a researcher for the Baltimore Reading and Eye Disease Study. After working with Impact she, plans to continue her passion for helping others and attend medical school.  

Name and describe a memorable place you have been.

One of the most memorable places I have ever been is Patagonia, Argentina. It was so unbelievably beautiful and I got to see and get really close to lots of animals.

What is something most people don’t know about you?

I love to swim but I am really afraid of fish!