Maryam Taysir

Maryam Taysir graduated from Rhodes College with a major in Business Management and a minor in Jewish, Islamic, & Middle East Studies, but her biggest accomplishment is being the eldest sister of five siblings. Maryam was the community service chair for 901 Ummah, a nonprofit organization that fosters a productive … Read more

Angela Zhang

Born and raised in California, Angela graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles with a degree in Mathematics of Computation and a minor in Environmental Systems. Originally pursuing a career in Software Engineering, a course on environmental literature sparked her interest in food justice, health equity, and sustainable food … Read more

Taylor Unoki

Growing up in Washington all her life, Taylor graduated from the University of Washington in 2021 with a Bachelors Degree in Laws, Society, and Justice. Last summer, she spent four months interning at International Justice Missions, doing research on poverty and human trafficking in the Asia Pacific Region. The internship, … Read more

Rajitmeet Singh

Rajitmeet Singh is a Sikh American, first generation college graduate, immigrant, from Los Angeles, California. The past 5 years, Rajitmeet served in multiple nonprofit organizations to make meaningful change working with under-resourced communities with a focus on improving opportunity, achievement, and stability for students. Rajitmeet Singh loves exploring, asking questions … Read more

Hayleigh Rockenback

Hayleigh is a recent graduate of the University of Notre Dame where she majored in Sociology and minored in both public policy and Italian. During her time at Notre Dame, Hayleigh was a student affiliate at the Klau Center for Civil and Human Rights and a member of the Alpha … Read more

Clara Pitt

Originally from Los Angeles, California, Clara recently graduated from Vassar College with a Bachelor’s of Arts and honors in Environmental Studies. While at Vassar, she spent her time exploring the intersection between visual arts, environmentalism, and behavioral science as means of creating climate action accessibility. In 2021, inspired to move … Read more

Molly Pifko

Originally from Lynnfield, Massachusetts, Molly Pifko recently graduated with a B.A. in Human Ecology from College of the Atlantic. As an undergraduate, she used this interdisciplinary major to combine interests in politics, environmental law and policy, US history, and communication. These interests have led her to spend the last four … Read more

Landy Lin

Born in New York City and raised in Louisville, Kentucky, Landy Lin is a recent Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Centre College—majoring in Behavioral Neuroscience and minoring in Social Justice—who participated in various anti-poverty and hunger initiatives throughout her college career. One being the Bonner Scholarship Program, where she interned … Read more

Akeisha Latch

Akeisha Latch is originally from Jamaica, before emigrating to the States in 2004. She recently graduated from Clark University with a B.A. in English and concentration in comparative race and ethnic Studies. As an undergraduate student Akeisha has also pursued further education in Public Administration under an accelerated degree program … Read more

Raneem Karboji

Raised in the borderland of El Paso, Texas, Raneem’s personal experiences and environment influenced her passion for public health and social justice. Observing at an early age her single mother seek affordable medical care and nutrition classes for her sister with Juvenile Diabetes, having family walk across the bridge to … Read more

Gabe Hafemann

A lifelong Upper Midwesterner and proud child of the Driftless region, Gabe has spent the last ten years exploring unique niches in regional policy and food systems. They’ve taken a hands-on approach to service and learning – advancing food cooperatives’ outreach and operations, farming on a UNESCO world heritage site, … Read more

Aliyah Fard

Originally from Denver, Colorado, Aliyah Fard recently graduated with a B.A. in environmental politics from Whitman College. Aliyah has always been interested in the overlap between environmental issues and racial injustices and her interest particularly in food justice and equity was ignited by working with organizations that collaborate with multiple … Read more