Esther Woo '20

"Every flower must grow through dirt"

Esther Woo '20

Name

Esther Woo

Hometown

Dublin, CA

Major

Biochemistry

Involvement: 

Honor's Program, Legacy Garden, CILSA (Catholic Institute for Lasallian Social Action), WiSE (Women in Science and Engineering), & Gael Force

Favorite thing to do on the weekends:

I enjoy going to Oakland for various street festivals, live bands, or baseball games.

Thought provoking Collegiate Seminar reading:

My favorite seminar reading was Silent Spring by Rachel Carson since I was able to utilize my scientific background to talk about the effects of pesticides and relate it to social justice issues.

Best January Term Experience: 

Ringing the bells of “The Four Faced Liar” during January Term while completing a collaborative artist residency in Cork, Ireland. The class also incorporated showcasing our work to the art community in Cork as well as The Mission District of San Francisco.