Kristen Gerdts

Thrive Global Campus Editor-at-Large from Northwestern University

Born in Colombia and raised in Miami, Kris is a third-year studying journalism and entrepreneurship at Northwestern University. She is passionate about bringing awareness to mental health and wellness and strongly believes in the phrase "Empowered Women Empower Women." She hopes to combine her love of travel and mental well-being by exploring different cultures and their definitions and practices of mental wellness in various communities. Kris has a pet turtle at home who acts more like a dog and enjoys sharing her love of Nutella in her free time.

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Finding Balance When You’re “Going Through It”

by Kristen Gerdts
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“Take a Break From Therapy!” — Said No Therapist Ever

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The F-Word at Northwestern

by Kristen Gerdts

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