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Meet Freya, IEI’s New Faith & Community Intern

Meredith College undergraduate student Freya Dahlgren joins IEI’s staff as the Faith & Community Initiative Intern. In this role, Freya will implement plans for Faith & Community events and work on connecting communities to faith organizations.

Major: Psychology and Communication, Interpersonal Communication and Public Relations Concentrations
Graduation year: Meredith College Class of 2024
Hometown: Wilmington, NC
Extracurricular activities/hobbies: Spending time with friends, campus ministry, going on walks

What interests you about working with IEI as the Faith and Community intern?
I am interested in exploring how connections to faith organizations can foster a sense of community, especially in rural areas, in either a secular or religious setting.

What do you believe is the biggest emerging issue facing our state?
I think the biggest emerging issue facing our state is LGBTQ+ inclusion and bills targeting our Trans community.