Wednesday, October 4, 2023
Gillian Vilimek

Gillian Vilimek is a Marketing and Event Management major from Glen Ellyn, Illinois. 

What is your favorite University of Iowa memory?

My favorite memory so far at the University of Iowa has been storming the football field after beating Penn State in 2022.

What would you like to see changed in the world during your lifetime?

I hope to see a change in the way people treat and look at each other!

What is your go-to karaoke song?

Don’t Go Breaking My Heart by Elton John.

What is your secret talent?

Being able to make the best spicy vodka pasta.

Where do you see yourself in 10 years?

I see myself working hard in Chicago in the event design industry with a dachshund puppy!

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