Tiara Nourishad

Tiara Nourishad is from Thousand Oaks, California, and is finishing her third year at UC San Diego as a Political Science Major and Human Rights Minor. Tiara serves as the President and founder of the Houselessness Service Org at UCSD, providing mutual aid to the unhoused in San Diego, while … Read more

Sophia Iacona

Sophia Iacona is a native of Scotch Plains, New Jersey, and attends the University of California Los Angeles where she is majoring in Public Affairs and minoring in French language and culture. At UCLA, Sophia is a member of Bruin Shelter, a student-run shelter for college students in the L.A. … Read more

Nash Masinde

Nash Masinde is a native of Nairobi, Kenya, and is currently residing in Ames, Iowa. She attends Iowa State University and is majoring in Global Resource Systems and Environmental Science and minoring in Global Health and Sustainability. She is the president of the Iowa State University Oxfam America club. Nash … Read more

Meghna Phalke

Meghna Phalke is a sophomore at Northwestern University, originally from the Bay Area in California. At Northwestern, Meghna is studying economics and political science, and outside of class, she participates in collegiate Model United Nations and sings in a South Asian fusion a capella group. Meghna is passionate about protecting … Read more

Layne Johnson

Layne Johnson is from Fairfax, Virginia, attends the University of Virginia, and is majoring in Political Philosophy, Policy, & Law, with minors in both History and Anthropology. At UVA, he is Vice President of the university’s Amnesty International chapter and serves as outreach chair of the Charlottesville Alliance for Refugees. … Read more

Kailey Wilkens

Kailey Wilkens was born and raised in San Diego, California, and is currently attending UC San Diego for her Bachelor’s in Computer Science. Kailey works at UCSD’s Food Recovery Network, collaborating with her team to recover thousands of pounds of food every month and redistributing it to community members in … Read more

Kyle Pico

Kyle Pico is from Frederick, Maryland, and attends Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, majoring in Information Science with a minor in Law & Society. At Cornell, Kyle is a student manager at the student-led Cornell Food Pantry, the secretary for Cornell Hunger Relief, and the Alumni Relations chair for … Read more

Ketty Eberepou

“My name is Ketty Eberepou. I was born in the Central African Republic and moved to the United States when I was 11 years old. I am about to graduate from the University of the District of Columbia with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science with a Concentration … Read more

Fernando Gaxiola

Fernando Gaxiola is originally from Mexico City, but has been living in the DMV on and off for most of his life. He studies Communication and Social Influence, as well as Community Development at Temple University in Philadelphia. He is the president of Temple’s Public Interest Research Group (PIRG) chapter … Read more

James Ziegeweid

James Ziegeweid is a native of Arcadia, Wisconsin, and attends Minnesota State University, Mankato in Mankato, Minnesota, studying Business Management with minors in Spanish, Political Science, and Agriculture and Food Innovation. While studying at MNSU, James has been a member of the Maverick Cross Country and Track and Field teams, … Read more

Deborah Nans

“My name is Deborah Nans and I am a graduating senior at The University of Texas at Austin. My personal experience with the absence of accountability and health resource management planted the initial seeds of interest in medicine. This interest has been nurtured into a full-fledged pursuit for knowledge and … Read more

Cristina Castillo

Cristina Castillo is from Biglerville, Pennsylvania, and attends Gettysburg College where she studies Health Sciences. Her advocacy focuses on aiding those experiencing homelessness and poverty. She has volunteered for D.C Central Kitchen, The Patricia Handy Shelter, and Gettysburg College’s Campus Kitchen. She has also has volunteered for her local emergency … Read more