Saeri Plagmann

Saeri Plagmann is a Community Outreach Gap Year Fellow at PEN America. She is a recent graduate from UC Santa Barbara with degrees in Asian American Studies and Japanese, and a minor in Professional Writing for Civic Engagement. She has a deep interest in racial justice, specifically in the context of panethnic solidarity, which is what her senior research thesis was based upon. Her plans for the future are to go to graduate school to study public policy and work in the nonprofit sector for racial and social justice issues.