Ali Balkan


Originally from Cranford, New Jersey, Ali is a senior at UD majoring in Health Behavior Science and minoring in Psychology. Ali is involved with Kappa Alpha Theta and was previously the Healthy Sisters Chair for the chapter. She has also been involved with the Friendship House working with the homeless community of Newark and with CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) of DE recruiting new volunteers and planning outreach. As the Wellness Engagement Intern, Ali is excited to make connections with students and create a safe space at Hillel where mental health and wellness are priorities!

In her free time, Ali loves listening to all types of music and discovering new music, as well as exploring local vegetarian and vegan restaurants. She also has a passion for traveling and was inspired to travel more after her Birthright trip to Israel in 2019. Other interests of hers include watching college sports and thrifting.