Ally Heng is a medical student at the University of Alabama. During her undergraduate career, she spearheaded the international award-winning Mega-Musical Chairs Fundraiser, educating students on cultural competency to empower change for domestic and international issues. Through a multifaceted career in medicine, Ally aspires to create a better future for healthcare as a whole. With a strong understanding about AAPI issues, she hopes to advance and advocate healthcare for Asian Americans. Moreover, she would like to be actively involved in global health initiatives, particularly in the Southeast Asian region. Recently, Ally served on the Empowering Change panel mediated by journalist Soledad O’Brien to discuss diversity, equity, and inclusion. As a lover of culture and adventure, Ally spends her free time exploring the world, one food destination at a time. Hit her up if you need a travel and foodie buddy!
Previously, Ally was an Outreach Intern.
Hometown: Huntsville, AL
University of South Alabama '17 BS in Biomedical Sciences, University of Alabama School of Medicine '22