Rebecca Blanco attended the University of Alabama at Birmingham, where she double majored in political science and international relations. During her undergrad, she served as the Secretary and Vice President of the Multicultural Scholars Program. She is also currently voluntarily serving as Secretary for the United Nations Association- Greater Birmingham Chapter. After serving with Impact America, she hopes to work for a non-profit helping refugees in the Middle East.

What is your favorite quote from a book, film, or song?

My favorite quote: “Happiness is the only goal worth pursuing.” –Paulo Coelho

What is your proudest accomplishment?

Receiving my Bachelors (I was the first in my family within my generation).