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MacKenzie Burdic

MacKenzie graduated from the Josef Korbel School of International Studies in 2014 with a M.A. in International Development and a certificate in Global Health. In her tenure at the University of Denver, MacKenzie worked as a Jack of all Trades in the Center for Community Engagement and Service Learning in the Public Achievement, Puksta Scholar, and AmeriCorps programs. She served three internships during her graduate years as a campaign manager for Second Mile Water, as a Health and Development Intern for SCOPE International, and as a thought partner with Students for a Free Tibet in Dharamsala, India.

Following her graduate studies, MacKenzie worked as a Program Coordinator for the Puksta Scholars and AmeriCorps programs, as well as an Instructor at the University of Denver. She taught a service learning course which examined the root causes of food deserts in the Denver community that pushed students to tangibly address one of their many causes through the community organizing process. As a Program Manager at Young People in Recovery, MacKenzie works with a diverse group of stakeholders to decrease substance use, misuse, and abuse through prevention programming.