The loudest voice in the room

“I’m not someone who accepts the word, ‘No.’ One of the most frustrating parts of my ordeal has been feeling like others weren’t doing enough to help my family. At the same time, my experience has shown me that I can help create the change that’s needed.”

Olivia Bass’s son has a rare genetic disorder. Over the last few years, she has learned how to better advocate for herself and her family as well as for others who feel powerless in the face of overwhelming challenges. Graduating with a master’s degree in social work is the first step in realizing her goal to “be the loudest voice in the room” for other families like hers.

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