Katie Gonzalez is a junior at California State University, Northridge, majoring in psychology with a minor in sociology. She is also an NIH BUILD PODER scholar. She is an undergraduate research assistant in the lab. Her research interests include memory, anxiety disorders, and neurodevelopmental disorders (specifically Autism Spectrum Disorder). She spent summer 2017 working at a research lab at the University of Michigan studying the effects of poverty in children with anxiety and depression.