Volunteer of the Week: Vanessa Giraldo - HeadCount

Volunteer of the Week: Vanessa Giraldo

Name: Vanessa Giraldo

Location: Brooklyn, NY

Alma Mater: Franklin Pierce University Alumni

Favorite HeadCount Band: Gogol Bordello

Best HeadCount Experience: Getting the chance to rock out to Grace Potter and the Nocturnals in Prospect Park near my house in Brooklyn.

Issue: Women's Rights

Why do you like volunteering for HeadCount?: One of the reasons I love volunteering for HeadCount is the feeling of accomplishment that you get when you realize that you've actually done something worthwhile with your time as well as having met new people to experience music with.

Hobbies: Finding steady employment, reading and hanging out with friends when our schedules allow for it.

Vanessa recently volunteered with the NYC team and helped them get over 50 people to pledge to vote at The Roots concert in Prospect Park in Brooklyn.