Lyn Tackett is an undergraduate junior Anthropology major from Glendora, CA at the University of Northern Iowa. Her careers have included professional music, small business/entrepreneurship and she is a licensed aesthetician. She served on the Waterloo Planning and Zoning Commission as president for Cedar Falls Business and Professional Women. Lyn plans to research the origins of ancient plant-based medicines and help preserve a record of indigenous healing practices as an Ethnobiologist. Lyn’s honors include the National Society of Leadership and Success, Christy McKeel Award, All American Hall of Fame Band Honors, and the Dale Carnegie Achievement Award. She has written several articles for popular publications including Redbook (Dec 2014), FIRST for Women (June 2015) and the online publications Stylecaster, CafeMom, eHow, Pregnancy Corner, and How to be a Redhead.