Alumni Archives - HeadCount

Elena Wilson

By Laurie Lenninger on January 19, 2021

Elena Wilson is currently working towards her Masters’s degree in Politics at The New School. Along with being an avid consumer of political news and information, she has a love for the performing arts and takes every opportunity she can to experience the thrill of live performance. Supporting the arts is very important to her…

Grace Bedsole

By Laurie Lenninger on

Grace is a senior at the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia. Growing up in California, she has always pushed herself to step out of her comfort zone and travel. She hopes to move to New York after graduation and pursue a career in Social Impact and Corporate Social Responsibility. She considers herself a true…

Jordan Dodson

By Laurie Lenninger on

Jordan Dodson (they/them) is an activist and Senior Music Business Major and African American Studies Minor at the University of Memphis. Dodson takes pride in community organizing and raising awareness for issues that affect marginalized communities. In 2021, Dodson was awarded a “Communicator of the Year” award for their leadership on the frontlines of protests….

Rebecca Perla

By Laurie Lenninger on

Rebecca is a junior studying journalism and art history at The University of Wisconsin-Madison. Born and raised in New York City, she loves the Manhattan hustle and bustle and picking up conversations with strangers on the one train. Rebecca has been obsessed with live music and music journalism ever since her first concert, Hannah Montana:…

Christina Ventura

By Laurie Lenninger on November 16, 2020

Christina Ventura has been working in social and digital marketing for nearly a decade. While at Live Nation, she marketed events for acts like Beyonce, Eagles, Drake, Luke Bryan, BTS, Romeo Santos, and more. She started her career in communications and development in the non-profit sector before joining the marketing team at Webster Hall. Christina…

Nicole Wagner

By Laurie Lenninger on August 24, 2020

Nicole is a sophomore at Pace University in New York City studying Arts and Entertainment Management. She first heard about HeadCount when she moved to the city in 2019 and has been volunteering ever since. From a young age, her life revolved around the entertainment and music industry, and as she grew older, politics became one…

Haley Morales

By Laurie Lenninger on

Haley is a senior at Bergen County Technical High School in New Jersey. Growing up as a dancer, she has always had a special love for music and believes it is one of the most powerful tools in the world. She spends most of her time listening to Harry Styles, Frank Ocean, or any kind…

Eliza Shapiro

By Laurie Lenninger on

Eliza recently graduated from the Dalton School in New York City and is currently on a gap year before she begins college at the University of Pennsylvania. She plans to study Health and Societies, as she is passionate about public health, community service, and social justice. Eliza has interned at Planned Parenthood of NYC, written three opinion pieces…

Emma Agripino

By Laurie Lenninger on

Born and raised in Los Angeles, CA, Emma Agripino is currently a senior at New York University with a concentration in Adolescence, Identity, and Media, and a minor in the Business of Entertainment. Her favorite artist of all time is Harry Styles and she first heard of HeadCount while attending his 2018 tour. She loves attending concerts…

Jordyn Pegues

By Laurie Lenninger on

Jordyn Pegues is a sophomore at Syracuse University where she is studying Recording and Entertainment Industries through the Bandier Program. Growing up in DC, Jordyn has always been exposed to and taken part in activism. She is truly passionate about uplifting people and is currently leading an organization at SU with the initiative of empowering…