Autumn Buckley

Howard University




Bavaria, Germany


Political Science

Expected Graduation Date

May 2025

Your go-to fun fact

My favorite destination is Switzerland, renowned for its awe-inspiring natural scenery and majestic mountains.

Your “feel good” album

The Lo-Fis by Steve Lacy

If you had to be any type of bird, what type of bird would you be?

If I were to embody a bird, my choice would undoubtedly be a puffin. With their resplendent and colorful beaks, puffins possess a captivating allure that sets them apart. The wondrous duality of their existence allows them to seamlessly navigate both land and sea,

What motivates you to be a changemaker in your community?

My father’s unwavering commitment to the betterment of our community has been a profound source of inspiration for me, igniting my passion to become a catalyst for change. His tireless efforts not only exemplify the role of a father but also embody the essence of representation, working towards the noble goal of fostering equality within our small town, particularly for the marginalized voices of the black community.

My Capstone:

My capstone project is dedicated to amplifying awareness and knowledge about the pressing issue of Anti-LGBTQ+ laws globally. To achieve this, I plan to distribute educational materials extensively within the student body and the broader public. Additionally, I aim to collaborate closely with student organizations and establish partnerships with prominent human rights and international entities like the UNA-USA.