Although currently studying abroad in Nepal, Maela grew up in Charleston, South Carolina. She is majoring in Global Health and the Environment and minoring in French and Children’s Studies. When she’s not at a Chimes meeting, she spends her time in Pi Beta Phi, LIVE Greek, Mx. WashU, and Garba. Maela’s cat weighed more than she did until she was 5 years old. Yes, she was a small child, but the cat was also quite immense.