Student Voices

“My experience at AULA had a profoundly positive impact on my life.”

Kristin MacDermott

Knoxville, TN
Los Angeles, CA
Running, cooking, snow skiing

Founder and co-president of Pillars4Life, which educates and empowers cancer patients to manage their disease more effectively and to live fully

“Finally lining up with my true passion at AULA set me on a path where I do meaningful, fulfilling work helping cancer patients and their families across the country thrive in the face of their diagnoses. The knowledge and skills I learned at AULA pointed me towards my passion for positive psychology and resiliency training, which are the underpinnings for our program. “