University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee

Alumni Awards Evening

Perfecta J. Lacenski

 Perfecta LacenskiBA Political Science/Philosophy '03

MGA Internship, The Enterprise Center, and MSW Internship, The Youth Center, Philidelphia

Perfecta served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Niger, West Africa from January 2005-March 2007.  During those two years she developed and managed a wide variety of projects including construction of a village well – something desperately needed by the residents; acquired loans for a village women’s group; participated in AIDS awareness and prevention activities; supervised a girl’s scholarship program; and helped organize village gardens and tree nurseries.