A current student at Yale University pursuing a joint B.A./M.A. in Political Science and an intensive B.A. in Classics (Ancient Greek and Latin). Chosen as the 2019 Truman Scholar for the state of Oregon for her past and future commitments to public service. Advocates for evidence-based policy and community-centric solutions and aspires to be an academic practitioner in issues surrounding gender and displacement. A perpetual student of history.
A Few Highlights
- One of four nominated to Yale’s B.A./M.A. program for Political Science in the Class of 2020.
- Given the John C. Schroeder award “given to students who have contributed to residential college life and who, in the opinion of the committee, will ‘play a part in the good labor of the world.’“
- Awarded the Truman Scholarship for graduate studies related to my future career in public service.
- Granted the Les Aspin ’60 International Public Service Fellowship and the Branford College Class of 1960 Summer Fellowship for an internship with the United Nations ESCAP in Bangkok, Thailand, where I am working with the Gender Equality and Social Inclusion Sector.
- Published a piece with Social Science Works in Berlin on “Super Volunteerism” and its impact on refugee integration in Japan and Germany. Named a Social Science Works Fellow.
- Conducted 15 weeks of research abroad via interviews with the generosity of Yale’s research grants and the advising of key mentors.
- Named Chief of Staff for Alder Darryl Brackeen Jr. of Ward 26 in New Haven.
- Made a Co-Coordinator of the Dwight Hall Urban Fellows, the largest program directly run out of Dwight Hall, which is the largest university service organization in the nation.
- Granted a Dwight Hall Summer Fellowship to serve as a Co-Lead for a youth summer program for the International Rescue Committee.
- Granted the National Latin Examination Scholarship for four years of Classics studies.
A Word of Thanks
I am fiercely grateful for my community members, mentors, and loved ones who have supported and continue to support me.
I know that the resources that have been granted to me thus far are an absolute privilege – one to which not all have had access and one which does not go unnoticed. I promise to keep my blessings in mind to pay it forward to the communities who have invested in me.