Raelynn Buczkowski graduated from Albion with a major in political science, minor in journalism, and a member of the Ford Institute in 2011. She worked in health care for two years and returned to school at Wayne State University in the fall of 2013. Raelynn graduated in May 2015 with her Masters in Social Work. During her graduate curriculum, she completed two graduate practicums. One in a domestic violence and sexual assault shelter and the other in an elementary school. Raelynn's extracurricular activities in graduate school involved co-founding the Jewish Social Work Student Association and a research assistant studying key psychosocial and biobehavioral risk and protective factors among parents beginning during pregnancy and for the first months of postnatal development. Raelynn is co-authoring a journal publication regarding father's development of early parenting processes and will inform intervention services of fathers who are struggling in contextual adversity. Raelynn is working as at a community mental health agency, Hegira Programs, as an adult outpatient therapist.