Tammy Le is a second-year graduate student at Northwestern University pursuing her MS in speech-language pathology. She currently serves as a nominated committee member for the program’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion committee. Tammy obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Human Development from DePaul University. During her time at DePaul University, she held volunteer positions in several service organizations, including Chicago Public Schools, Northwestern Medicine, and Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. Tammy’s mentorship and upbringing fuel her passion for service. As a result, she has created an outreach platform through an Instagram page and a website to empower aspiring clinicians, like herself, through their academic and professional endeavors.
Tammy’s interest in CHAT stems from being a first-generation daughter of Vietnamese immigrants. Her upbringing encourages her to bring a greater sense of cultural awareness and diversity to the field of speech-language pathology, while advocating for underrepresented communities.