Jenny Shelby

Jenny Shelby (TC ‘13) is pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology with a concentration in Public Health. Jenny is proud to be a part of Community Health Educators, the largest volunteer organization on Yale's campus. She currently serves as the head of nutrition, drugs, and alcohol education for over twenty New Haven middle schools, strengthening and adapting the curriculum, and training Yale students to teach health workshops to young teenagers. On campus, Jenny represents Yale University as a campus tour guide, works as a Peer Advisor at Undergraduate Career Services, and writes and performs with Yale’s oldest comedy group, The Fifth Humour. This past summer, Jenny attended the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom to study the history of epidemics and Enlightenment philosophy. In addition to her passion for health education, Jenny is interested in the development of media campaigns to promote healthy messages. She hopes to pursue a Master's in Public Health, focusing on behavioral sciences and health education.