Gagan Gupta

Gagan is a 2007 graduate of Davidson College where he received a full-merit Baker Scholarship and earned a degree in political science.  A native of Belmont, North Carolina, he helped his local school system become one of the first in the country to eliminate junk food from its vending machines.  … Read more

Cody Fischer

Cody graduated with honors and departmental distinction from Saint John’s University in 2007 with a degree in economics.  He served on the student Senate, tutored Somali refugees at a local Boys and Girls Club, studied abroad in China and France, and represented students on the Saint John’s University Board of … Read more

Katherine Chen

Katherine, a San Francisco native, is a 2007 graduate of the University of California at Berkeley where she majored in public health and minored in public policy.  She has researched the role of school gardens in urban middle schools with large minority populations and the impact of particulate matter pollution … Read more

Fatima Carson

Fatima graduated with Honors and Phi Beta Kappa from Earlham College in 2007 with a degree in economics and peace and global studies.  She served as a Bonner Scholar, Student Government member, Bonner Congress Representative, Wilderness Staff Member, and tutor.  Fatima also taught a cooking class at a local Boys … Read more

Lindsey Baker

Lindsey graduated with High Honors and Phi Beta Kappa from Emory University with a degree in psychology and sociology.  At Emory, she was a Tritt Social Justice Fellow, an Emory Scholar, and the Co-Director of Volunteer Emory.  She studied abroad in Melbourne, Australia, and participated in alternative break trips to … Read more

Adrienne Alexander

Adrienne graduated from Agnes Scott College in 2007 with a degree in political science and minors in Spanish and history. She served as captain of the tennis team, launched her college’s chapter of Rock the Vote, and was an active member of Latinas Unidas. Adrienne has interned with the Atlanta City … Read more

Rachel Winch

Rachel graduated Phi Beta Kappa and magna cum laude from Williams College in 2006 with a double major in sociology and Asian studies and has studied abroad in India and Nicaragua. Prior to becoming and Emerson and then a Leland Fellow, Rachel taught fifth and sixth grade at Esperanza Academy, a tuition-free … Read more

Emerson Fellowship Field Placement: California Department of Health Oakland, California Rachel worked with the Network for a Healthy California to build the prescreening and outreach capacity of the Statewide Food Stamp Information Line.  She developed California’s Official Statewide Protocol for Telephone-Based … Read more