- Social Work
Missy! Orr was born and raised in Indiana and graduated from DePauw University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in French and a minor in Environmental Geoscience. She completed an extended term of service with the Peace Corps in Senegal, West Africa where she worked to increase rural food security as a Sustainable Agriculture Extension Agent. As a Global Activities Scholar at the University of Michigan, Missy! is pursuing her MSW in Community Organizing focusing on Communities and Social Systems with an emphasis on developing effective strategies for culturally sensitive organizing within marginalized communities. Missy! enjoys exploring cultures and working within ethnically, religiously, and linguistically diverse contexts.