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Danyel Ma

Line Name: #111 myst I.Q.K.

Crossed: Spring 2019

Big: Alyssa “tek T.O.N.I.C.” Wang

Little: Jesibell "komo R.E.B.1." Philavong

Major: Biology and English, Certificate in Studio Art (Drawing and Painting Focus)

Year: Class of 2022

Birthday: December 1

Hometown: Wausau, WI

Ethnicity/Heritage: Chinese

Pronouns:  she/her/hers

What are some hobbies/interests you have?: I love playing volleyball, video games, being outdoors (unless there are a lot of bugs), binging Netflix, and drawing. I'm also interested in photography, and music.

What I Aspire: My career goal is to be an orthodontist or an oral surgeon!

Favorite Food/Restaurant: I love dumplings! So my favorite restaurant is Chen's.

Why did you join aKDPhi?

I chose aKDPhi because I love the close bond that sisters have, the memories that they laugh about, and the determination they have to achieve their goals. When I was a freshman, I had no idea what I was doing and how to get to where I wanted to be, but after hearing about how aKDPhi helped so many sisters grow professionally and personally, I knew that this is where I wanted to be. aKDPhi has given me so many opportunities and pushed me out of my comfort zone, in order for me to grow into the empowered woman I am today. I am forever grateful for the lifelong relationships I have created.

How has your time in aKDPhi helped/improved/challenged you? 

aKDPhi has provided me a platform to hold a leadership position in an organization that is working to improve our campus's inclusivity. This has challenged me to be more aware of our campus climate and injustices happening in society. It has also helped improve my leadership skills and taught me how to preplan and be efficient with my time.

Positions Held in aKDPhi: Sisterhood, Public Relations - Internal, Fundraising Co-Chair, and Vice President - Internal, President

Affiliates & Positions Held: Asian American Student Union (Fambam Leader, Historian, Fambam Parent)