Ami Ra Bevel

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Ami Ra Bevel (34) is pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing at Trinity Washington University. She  comes from a family which did not have support higher education for women  and became a mother at the age of 19. After having three children and  two unsuccessful marriages,  Ami decided that she had to take action to provide a better future for her children.

She worked hard to establish her independence and stabilize her family . She secured housing and then enrolled in college to pursue her education. Since then she has continuously made progress, taking major steps toward becoming a doctor and providing a stronger and economically-vibrant foundation for her children.

Ami aspires to become a family doctor to provide genuine healthcare services for vulnerable and at=risk populations to prevent them from falling victim to influences that can have a harsher impacts on their health. She received the Trinity Aspiring Leaders Award and was on the Dean’s list in the fall of 2018.