Clarise BallesterosGraduate Associate & House Event Manager
Clarise graduated from Davidson College where she majored in Psychology and minored in Theatre. She spent two years managing the Yale Infant Cognition Center in New Haven, CT. During her residence in New Haven, she divided her time outside of work between volunteering at IRIS (a refugee resettlement agency), New Haven Reads (a free book bank and after-school tutoring program), and community theatre. Currently, Clarise works at the Penn Memory Center and is getting her Master of Social Work at the School of Social Policy and Practice (SP2).
Clarise is excited to welcome all the returning/new students to the Balanced Living Community (BLoC)!
If you're ever in need of a home cooked meal, inspirational quote, comfy armchair, or TV show recommendation please feel free to stop by!