Ariana de Leña

A Seattle native, Ariana studied environmental justice and development at Occidental College and UC Berkeley. She has conducted research on Latino participation in community gardens, interned with the Environmental Justice and Climate Change Initiative, volunteered as a youth mentor , and worked in Honduras as a Youth Outreach Worker on … Read more

Jean Chung

Originally from Apple Valley, Minnesota, Jean graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Emory University in 2011 with a degree in linguistics. An Emory Scholar, she served as the Co-Director of Volunteer Emory, Emory’s largest service and social justice organization. She facilitated weekly service trips to PAWS Atlanta and the Furniture Bank … Read more

Kate Callahan

Originally from Willimantic, Connecticut, Kate graduated in 2010 from Syracuse University where she studied nutrition and policy studies. She volunteered as a nutrition educator for the Food Bank of Central New York and a scholarship program while coordinating service opportunities for her fellow students in Syracuse.  She also interned at … Read more

Allison Burket

Allison graduated in 2009 with a degree in international studies and environmental studies from Kenyon College, where she led a student organization dedicated to supporting and encouraging local food networks. After graduating, she interned with the Community Food Security Coalition, volunteered with local urban agriculture projects in D.C. and worked … Read more

Josh Blair

A native Kentuckian, Josh is a 2011 Graduate of Centre College with a degree in anthropology and sociology.  He served as a Bonner Leader on campus, where he created a leadership curriculum for middle-school youth, coordinated service trips, and taught classes in Mexico.  Josh also served as Social Media Intern … Read more

Tavia Benjamin

A North Carolina native, Tavia graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2011 with degrees in global studies and anthropology. Tavia is a Chancellor Carolina Scholar, and served as a campus leader and activist as well as a Resident Advisor and lead organizer for food justice … Read more

Sarah Baggé

Sarah was born in Augusta, Georgia and grew up in Nairobi, Kenya.  She graduated from Wheaton College in 2009 with a degree in international relations and a certificate in Human Needs and Global Resources. She served as a Humanity in Action Fellow in Denmark, and worked on land rights in … Read more