Yara Akiel

Premedical Division Region 8 Director

Yara Akiel is a sophomore majoring in Neuroscience and minoring in Psychology at the University of Southern California. She plans to go to medical school and pursue a career in radiology.

She loves AMWA’s USC branch for the strong support group it fosters for women entering the premed and prehealth academic fields and believes AMWA is vital for women pursuing medicine, as it has so many helpful resources and opportunities to get involved. AMWA has defiantly helped her explore different career paths and prepare her for her future in medicine.

Outside of AMWA, Yara is involved in the Future Health Professionals (HOSA) and is involved in the Spring Admit Ambassador program.