Nikki Prado Solano is a first-gen, Queer Latina from the South Side of Milwaukee. She is a Medical Geography student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a PEOPLE scholar. In her work, she studies the geospatial relationships between public health, maternal/child health, and location. She is pursuing a career that connects her skills, background, and passions across these fields. Outside of school, Nikki serves as a media intern and contractor for a birth & maternal care co-op, Roots4Change (R4C), is a legal interpreter for the Community Immigration Law Clinic, and is training to be a birth worker with BADT and R4C, all so that she can better serve the communities that she’ll be working with in the near future. Her goal is to become a Certified Nursing Midwife.