Rasa Rafie
Volunteer, Sharp Grossmont Hospital, La Mesa, California

Rasa Rafie started her volunteer journey in 2007 as a junior volunteer at Sharp Grossmont Hospital.  Since then she has contributed more than 1,150 hours of service to both Sharp Grossmont Hospital and Sharp HospiceCare.

Now a senior majoring in Cell and Molecular Biology at San Diego State University, Rasa plans to attend graduate school for biomedical science research followed by medical school.   Her leadership roles include Grossmont Hospital Volunteer Auxiliary Board of Directors, Associated Students College Council, American Medical School Student Association and various youth empowering organizations.  Rasa hopes to combine her two lifelong passions – healing and philanthropy – and become a Pediatrician practicing global medicine.