Blog post: On the dynamics of kitchen utensils: Icebreakers, discussion and preparation!
By Madeline Lei ’23

What do chopsticks, air fryers, espresso machines, and a grill have in common? Great question — they are the chosen kitchen utensil personalities of the people I worked with this summer!

To give some context, I worked on the pilot of a public health project connecting Tompkins County health providers with student resource navigators. A resource navigator is a Cornell student who is responsible for making calls to refer patients to resources they may need, navigating Ithaca resource lists, and following up with said patients.

This past summer, I worked individually with my mentors to develop this project, including figuring out a new web platform for calls and analyzing referral data, as well as with a group of 5 pilot student navigators to discuss and refine the project for the school semester. The project is meant to reach the wider Cornell student population by next year.

Read the full post by Madeline Lei ’23 on the Einhorn Center’s Ripple Effect blog.