2021 Intern Spotlight – Kora Myers
The United Way of Southwest Alabama (UWSWA) welcomed Kora Myers as a Spring 2021 intern. Kora attends the University of South Alabama, majoring in Communication with a concentration in Strategic Communication and minoring in Sports Marketing. She grew up in Vineland, Alabama which is in Marengo County.
Kora chose to become an intern at UWSWA because it gives her an opportunity to see what it is like to design for a nonproﬁt agency. Working with UWSWA also gives her a creative outlet while also giving her professional and design skills for the future.
According to Kora, “the best way to improve the quality of life in a community is to contribute. Anyone can contribute and no act of humanitarianism is too small”. In addition to volunteering with UWSWA, Kora has volunteered at the partner agency Ronald McDonald House in Mobile and at her church back home .
While with UWSWA’s Marketing Department, Kora worked on several design projects. She has updated campaign materials, created infographics, designed graphics for UWSWA programs and events, and much more.
After undergraduate school, Kora plans to move to a larger city like Atlanta or Birmingham and pursue a career in the sports marketing or public relations.
Christmas Eve Boxes are Kora’s favorite family tradition. Each year the family gets a box filled with Christmas pajamas, holiday snacks, and a fun family activity. They do the activity together and then watch a movie.
What is your favorite quote?
“The Lord will ﬁght for you. You need only to be still.” Exodus 14:14