Talan is a rising junior at Bradley University in Peoria, IL where she is a double major of political science and economics. Talan is a member of Bradley’s National Champion speech team and individually is currently 3rd in the nation in Extemporaneous speaking and overall, ranked as one of the top 20 speakers in the country. In addition to competitive success Talan, was elected the national student representative for the forensics community. She enjoys leaning about different cultures, giving back to her community and playing with her dogs. Talan hopes to get her master in economics but in the meantime is beyond honored and excited to have the opportunity to help make the world a better place.