Martha O’Brien, 2021 Junior Board
Current Employer & Position Title: Capital One, Human Resources Associate
Years Served on Junior Board: 2021 (Co-director of Recruitment Committee)
Born and raised in Wilmington, Delaware, Martha now lives in New York City working as a MBA recruiter for Capital One. As an undergraduate at the University of Virginia, she studied Foreign Affairs and Spanish with a special interest in migration and refugee rights. Outside of the classroom, she spent her time volunteering with immigrant communities in Charlottesville, VA, San Antonio, TX, Washington D.C., and in her hometown. The summer before graduation, she worked with RAICES (Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services) as a legal volunteer in the Karnes County Family Detention Center where she helped women and families seeking asylum prepare for their credible fear interviews. She hopes to go to law school to become an immigration attorney.