Elizabeth McCarthy

Beth graduated cum laude from Harvard College in 2005 with a degree in Social Studies and a certificate in Health Policy.  Her senior thesis examined how personal responsibility affects obesity policy in the United States. While interning at the Institute of Medicine, Beth collaborated on a paper published in the … Read more

Roshin Mathew

Roshin received her political science degree from Oregon’s Reed College in 2004 and taught English at a middle school in Japan for a year afterward.  She traveled extensively in Japan and South East Asia where she volunteered with homeless squatters in Osaka and recorded the stories of Khmer Rouge survivors … Read more

Matthew Lewis

Matt is a 2005 graduate of Dartmouth College with a degree in history and minors in government and Japanese.  He worked as a policy analyst for the Vermont and New Hampshire Legislatures, where he completed a comparative analysis of No Child Left Behind policies in both states.  He also served … Read more

Joseph Lee

Joseph hails from western North Carolina and graduated with a degree in Spanish and Latin American Studies from Duke University in 2004.  At Duke, he co-founded The Duke-Durham Hunger Alliance, which collects “left-over” meal points and converts them into food for the regional food bank.  He has worked and volunteered … Read more

Matthew King

Matthew is from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and graduated from the University of California at Santa Cruz with a degree in Religious Studies.  In Milwaukee, he volunteered with anti-hunger organizations and as a tutor/mentor for urban youth.  As a full-time student athlete in California, he organized campus food drives and continued his … Read more

Shijuade Kadree

Shijuade graduated from Emory University in 2005 with a BA in Sociology and Political Science, where she participated in the Kenneth Cole Fellowship in Community Building and Social Change.  Shijuade worked with the City of Atlanta, local non-profits, grassroots organizations and residents on a green space planning and utilization initiative.  … Read more

Aiyeshia Hudson

Aiyeshia is a 2005 graduate of Florida State University, with a major in psychology and a minor in English.  She mentored and tutored children at low-income schools through the America Reads program and volunteered with the children’s program at Refuge House, Inc.  She has conducted research for the Florida State … Read more

Natalie Valpiani

Natalie graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a double major in international studies and French. She was recognized by the Atlantic Coast Conference for her academic and athletic excellence, performing all four years as a varsity gymnast. Natalie worked for various campus organizations on … Read more

Lauren Forbes

Lauren graduated from Vassar College in 2005 with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and correlate sequences in Economics and Philosophy.  As one of Vassar’s Community Action coordinators, Lauren facilitated student volunteerism in youth and women’s services for two years.  She also worked for campaign finance reform with Democracy … Read more

Indivar Dutta-Gupta

Indi was involved with Amnesty International USA, as a member of its Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Advisory Group and in other volunteer positions.  After graduating from the University of Chicago in June 2005, Indi came to D.C. to work with a non-profit Democratic consulting firm on political campaigns, food … Read more

Cecilia Cárdenas-Navia

Cecilia graduated with distinction from Yale College in 2005 with a dual degree in History of Science, History of Medicine and Ethnicity, Race, and Migration.  She served as an ethnic and freshman counselor at Yale, facilitating discussions about the role of race and ethnicity in cultural and academic life.  Cecilia … Read more