Zeta Spotlight: Grace Goodell
Name: Grace Goodell / @graceegoodell
Major: BCE '21
Pledge class: Fall 2019
Position in Zeta: Treasurer
What made you decide to join Zeta?
I joined Zeta as a challenge to myself to step outside my comfort zone and try something new. I loved seeing a group of like minded individuals who were all committed to achieving professional success, spend time together and push each other to accomplish amazing things!
What are you involved in on campus besides Zeta?
EIV - I Still Haven't Found What I Am Looking For (Szn 2)
Executive Producer Former Executive Director of Kidding Around
How has Zeta helped you professionally and personally?
Zeta has helped me in so many ways. Professionally, Zeta has given me more confidence in the work place. More specifically, it has given me the skills I need to be successful in a place of work and the skills to conduct myself professionally and confidently in interviews, presentations and performance reviews. Personally, Zeta has given me a support system and a family at Emerson, one that I never even knew I wanted or needed! Zeta gives me the space to be myself, work hard, make life long friends who I can share my goals and successes with, and a legacy here at Emerson that will extend long after my graduation date. Zeta is love <3
What are three professional goals/aspirations you have?
1. To exceed someone's expectations of me in the professional world
2. To work for a major production studio in LA
3. To meet Zac Efron (on set or something ?)
What is a piece of advice you would give to your freshman self?
TRY NEW THINGS!! I would tell that girl to stand up tall and take up space on campus. Make sure people know your face and name, get involved in new spaces and step WAY outside your comfort zone, because there is so much more to explore. I'd also probably tell her to stop comparing herself to everyone around her and trust the process, life is meant to be enjoyed not feared <3
What is an organization you'd like to highlight and bring attention to or a cause you're passionate about?
I am super passionate about Sisters Unchained, a Boston based prison abolition organization, that aims to build a community for young women effected by parental incarceration through radical education, healing, art, sisterhood, and activism.