Natalia Birgisson is a third year medical student at Stanford University. She is the second Venezuelan-Icelander in recorded history. Natalia speaks five languages and recently took time off from medical school to write her debut novel. Natalia is interested in medical ethics and has worked on several cutting edge research projects, all relating back to her passion for children’s health. In her free time, Natalia travels to Iceland to see her five siblings and on weekends she volunteers with foster children.