Rebecca Shively

A native of Portland, Oregon, Rebecca graduated with honors from the University of Oregon in 2007 with a degree in international studies and political science. After graduating, she served as a William J. Clinton Fellow through the American India Foundation, working with a rural women’s cooperative bank on financial literacy … Read more

Sarah Sherman

Originally from Sandwich, Illinois, Sarah graduated with honors from Illinois Wesleyan University in 2009 with a degree in women’s studies and a minor in English. She became interested in activism through involvement with feminist and LGBTQ organizations and conferences and has volunteered with Stepping Stones, the YWCA’s sexual assault response … Read more

Milla Sanes

Originally from St. Louis, Milla graduated from Haverford College in 2010 with a degree in economics. She served as finance director of the student-run café, directed the college community service office, and played on rugby and ultimate Frisbee teams. She volunteered at an urban community garden and several organic farms, … Read more

Matthew Mellon

Originally from Cincinnati, Matthew graduated from Xavier University in May 2009 with a degree in history and minors in economics, environmental studies and peace studies. He directed the University Summer Service Program, worked with Students for Economic Justice, and taught writing and mathematics at a job skills training program. Matthew … Read more

Page May

Originally fromVermont, Page graduated from Mount Holyoke College in 2010 with a degree in environmental studies. Her past independent projects include researching the implications of chop-and-mulch agriculture on Amazonian household food security and exploring the Green Revolution dialectically. As an education volunteer at Heifer International’s Overlook Farm, she facilitated programming … Read more

Jessica Luna

Originally from Asheville, North Carolina, Jessica graduated from Harvard University in 2010 with a degree in sociology. She worked as a peer educator for the Food Literacy Project, served low-income families at Boston Medical Center through Project Health, and interned with the Food Bank for New York City and the … Read more

Marie Lawrence

Marie graduated from Duke University in 2010 with a degree in public policy studies. She served as a soup kitchen volunteer, the moderator of Duke’s Presbyterian campus ministry, and a member of United in Praise gospel choir. She interned in the education and health care departments at United Way of … Read more

Corbin Laedlein

Originally from Brooklyn, New York, Corbin Laedlein graduated from Rutgers University in 2009 with a degree in Africana studies.  Corbin interned at the Steve Biko Cultural Institute in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil, and wrote his thesis on the impact of Brazil’s black movement on education reform.  After graduating, Corbin worked with … Read more

Lisa Hahn

A native of Los Angeles County, Lisa graduated in 2008 with a degree in politics and international relations. She has worked on labor rights, peace, voting, citizenship, and immigration in Washington, D.C. and Los Angeles, California. She has also worked with the environmental justice movement, as a substitute teacher in … Read more

Hannah Emple

Originally from Massachusetts, Hannah graduated in 2010 from Macalester College in St. Paul, MN with a degree in geography and a concentration in community and global health. Her thesis research explored how health care providers and families navigate decisions about where to give birth. She has volunteered as an English … Read more

Kyle Dechant

Originally from Franklin, Pennsylvania, Kyle graduated summa cum laude from Wheaton College in 2009 with a degree in international relations and a certificate in human needs and global resources.  He worked as a teaching and research assistant for the political science department, volunteered as an ESL tutor for refugees, and … Read more