GleanKY is excited to introduce Deirdre Mikolajcik, our new Community Outreach & Development VISTA through the Americorps program! She’ll be working with GleanKY for the next year, helping us better serve more communities throughout Kentucky. Read a little more about her here: 

From Deirdre:

Deirdre Mikolajcik holds a Ph.D. in English from the University of Kentucky and has published articles on economics and gender in the Victorian novel. She is originally from Saratoga, NY and moved to Lexington, KY in 2013 after having spent time in Chicago and Kansas City. In addition to her work with GleanKY through the Americorps VISTA program, she teaches in the Gender and Women’s Studies Department at the University of Kentucky. Deirdre enjoys yoga, running, and boxing among a number of other fitness and wellness activities. When not at work or at the gym, you can find her eating around town and spending time with her friends.”