University: The University of Melbourne (UoM)
Current/Recent Course: Bachelor of Arts (Majors: Philosophy and Psychology; Honours in Psychology); Diploma in Languages (Spanish and Latin American Studies)
In 2016 Rebecca completed a Bachelor of Arts (Honours in Psychology), with a thesis examining how passive social media use influences self-objectification, negative affect and cognitive focus in young women. Rebecca volunteered in early intervention at the Royal Children's Hospital (Melbourne) in the early years of her degree, and more recently she has worked as a crisis counsellor. Rebecca is passionate about understanding the educational implications of internet-based technologies. She is a passionate advocate for women's equality and the prevention of gender-based violence, in addition to promoting the recognition of LGBTIQ rights. Rebecca enjoys dancing, yoga, hiking and art.