Mark Stovell

A native of Ohio, Mark graduated from Ohio University with a degree in political science and sociology and wrote an honors thesis on welfare reform.  He served as a tutor at a local middle school, as a volunteer at the regional homeless shelter, and as a research scholar for the … Read more

Christine Tran

A native Californian, Christine graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles with a Bachelor’s degree in English and Asian American Studies in 2004 and a Master of Education in 2006.  She completed her Master’s Inquiry on students’ stigmatization of the school meal program and taught high school English, journalism, … Read more

Stephany Whitaker

Originally from Richmond, Kentucky, Stephany is a 2008 graduate of Berea College where she obtained a degree in biology.  She led the annual Hunger Hurts Food Drive for the local food bank and helped launch Hunger and Homelessness week. Stephany also served as a Bonner Scholar and was the student … Read more

Ayanna Williams

Originally from Bowie, Maryland, Ayanna graduated from Colgate University in 2008 with degrees in geography and sociology. She has served as an Upstate Institute Fellow, residential advisor, and Manzi Fellow. She also studied social policy in the U.S., Australia, and Uganda and conducted geographic, biological, and public health research in … Read more

Renita Woolford

Renita is a 2008 graduate of Duke University where she earned a degree in Women’s Studies. On campus, Renita served as a peer educator for safe-sex and healthy lifestyles, the president of her sorority, a mentor to 5th grade girls, and a volunteer at her local hospital. Originally from Georgia, … Read more

Collin Siu

Originally from Mililani, Hawaii, Collin graduated from Willamette University with a degree in economics and Spanish.  He has taught English to immigrant farm workers, helped design a survey evaluating an Individual Development Accounts program, conducted research on poverty in Hawai‘i, and interned with the Governor of Oregon.  Collin also studied … Read more

Cristina Sepe

Originally from Lakewood, Washington, Cristina graduated from Stanford University in 2008 with a degree in public policy, concentrating in social and education policy. On campus, she directed a small group Bible study, led a class and an alternative break trip on urban education issues in California, and volunteered as an … Read more

Michael Richardson

A native of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Michael graduated with Honors from Morehouse College in 2008 with a degree in psychology.  He is an Americorps alumnus who served as a Bonner Scholar and an executive coordinator for Jumpstart, taught math to youth in Belize, and coordinated youth programs on campus. Michael … Read more

Nico Quintana

Originally from California and Oregon, Nico graduated from Smith College in 2006 with a degree in government and a minor in sociology. Nico was involved in campus organizations devoted to racial and economic justice, immigrant rights, and Transgender equality. After college, Nico worked as a Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Policy … Read more

Raquel Oriol

A native New Yorker, Raquel is a 2008 graduate of Kenyon College with a degree in anthropology.  On campus, she led various multi-cultural groups to promote cultural awareness and understanding.  Raquel has conducted qualitative research on the lives of domestic workers inPeru, studied in Honduras, and traveled throughout Latin America … Read more

Morenike Mosuro

Originally from Takoma Park, Maryland, Morenike graduated from Guilford College in 2007 with a degree in history and peace and conflict studies.  She served in leadership positions in student government, Amnesty International, NAACP, and on a delegation to Israel and Palestine.  As a Multicultural Leadership Scholar at Guilford, Morenike participated … Read more

Kelly Meredith

A native of North Carolina, Kelly graduated with high honors and phi beta kappa from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2008 with degrees in Spanish and sociology.  She was a Carolina Covenant Scholar and worked with Habitat for Humanity and the Hunger and Homelessness Outreach Project. Kelly … Read more