Leah Balsan

Leah Balsan hails from Erie, Pennsylvania. She attended the University of Pittsburgh, earning a degree in Biological Sciences and minors in Studio Arts, Chemistry, and Creative Writing. Before her acceptance into the BVIS program, she worked at the Erie County Health Department as a COVID contact tracer then at Magee-Womens Hospital at UMPC Hamot as a clinical assistant researcher.

Within the BVIS program, Leah’s goal is to apply her wide variety of interests into creating story-driven content that is both accessible and fun. Outside of school, she cooks, crafts, and is slowly converting her apartment into a jungle.