Natalija Lakic is a fourth-year medical student at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) and is the current President of the RCSI Surgical Society. She is originally from Chicago, IL. Upon completion of medical school, she plans to pursue general surgery. Her passion for surgery has shaped her interest in learning about surgical care discrepancies across low-income countries. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, weight training, bread-making, and going to the movies.