Dimitra grew up in Westchester, NY before moving to Portland, OR at the age of 14. Growing up, she was always interested in science, but discovered her passion for infectious diseases and global health in high school. She is now a student at The University of Oregon working towards a B.S. in biology as well as minors in global health and dance. Dimitra is excited to learn and explore as she continues through college and beyond. She enjoys spending time with friends and family, dancing and singing along to her favorite songs.