Jaanicia Giles is an active-duty service member in the United States Navy. Her dedication to diversity and commitment to inclusivity transcends her obligation to service through her support and participation in the Vernita Gray Council. During her time thus far in the military, she has visited over 15 countries and has found passion in traveling, meeting new people, and trying new foods. She has found purpose in the pursuit of equity across both social policies and healthcare. In her downtime, she enjoys outdoor activities, reading, and exploring the city of Chicago.