Kara Valliere is a rising senior at the College of the Holy Cross majoring in Psychology and Music. She is a participant inthe Community and Social Change seminar as part of American University’s 2013 Washington Semester Summer Internship Program and is currently interning for the Advisory Council for Bosnia and Herzegovina (ACBH). A native of Severna Park, Maryland, she has always been an avid traveler. Living abroad for three years as a child and traveling throughout Europe, Kara gained valuable insight into other cultures of which she eagerly embraced. This will be her second summer in D.C.and sheis thrilled to support the America Speaks tour. Passionate about helping others, she is excited to help fulfill the mission of theNational Action to Realize the Dream!She plans on pursuing a degree in education, law, public policy, or international relations following the completion of her undergraduate studies.