Renita Woolford

Renita is a 2008 graduate of Duke University where she earned a degree in Women’s Studies. On campus, Renita served as a peer educator for safe-sex and healthy lifestyles, the president of her sorority, a mentor to 5th grade girls, and a volunteer at her local hospital. Originally from Georgia, … Read more

Collin Siu

Originally from Mililani, Hawaii, Collin graduated from Willamette University with a degree in economics and Spanish.  He has taught English to immigrant farm workers, helped design a survey evaluating an Individual Development Accounts program, conducted research on poverty in Hawai‘i, and interned with the Governor of Oregon.  Collin also studied … Read more

Cristina Sepe

Originally from Lakewood, Washington, Cristina graduated from Stanford University in 2008 with a degree in public policy, concentrating in social and education policy. On campus, she directed a small group Bible study, led a class and an alternative break trip on urban education issues in California, and volunteered as an … Read more

Michael Richardson

A native of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Michael graduated with Honors from Morehouse College in 2008 with a degree in psychology.  He is an Americorps alumnus who served as a Bonner Scholar and an executive coordinator for Jumpstart, taught math to youth in Belize, and coordinated youth programs on campus. Michael … Read more

Nico Quintana

Originally from California and Oregon, Nico graduated from Smith College in 2006 with a degree in government and a minor in sociology. Nico was involved in campus organizations devoted to racial and economic justice, immigrant rights, and Transgender equality. After college, Nico worked as a Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Policy … Read more

Raquel Oriol

A native New Yorker, Raquel is a 2008 graduate of Kenyon College with a degree in anthropology.  On campus, she led various multi-cultural groups to promote cultural awareness and understanding.  Raquel has conducted qualitative research on the lives of domestic workers inPeru, studied in Honduras, and traveled throughout Latin America … Read more

Morenike Mosuro

Originally from Takoma Park, Maryland, Morenike graduated from Guilford College in 2007 with a degree in history and peace and conflict studies.  She served in leadership positions in student government, Amnesty International, NAACP, and on a delegation to Israel and Palestine.  As a Multicultural Leadership Scholar at Guilford, Morenike participated … Read more

Kelly Meredith

A native of North Carolina, Kelly graduated with high honors and phi beta kappa from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2008 with degrees in Spanish and sociology.  She was a Carolina Covenant Scholar and worked with Habitat for Humanity and the Hunger and Homelessness Outreach Project. Kelly … Read more

Sofya Leonova

Originally from Russia, Sofya graduated from the University of Chicago in 2008 with a degree in environmental studies.  She has conducted research on the intersection of environmental, health, and poverty issues at Chicago’s Field Museum, studied conservation and natural resource management in Brazil, and researched the potential for environmental initiatives … Read more


Eileen Hyde

A native Vermonter, Eileen graduated with high honors from DePaul University in 2007 with a degree in international studies and a minor in community service.  She studied sustainable development and social change in Central America, completed a thesis on citizen participation in economic and development policy, and worked on a … Read more

Mickey Hubbard

Originally from Gainesville, Georgia, Mickey graduated from Davidson College in 2008 with a degree in political science.  He served as a Bonner Scholar, led alternative break trips, volunteered with Crisis Assistance Ministry, served as a liaison to a local community development council and researched the criminalization of homelessness at the … Read more

Eric Hoffman

Originally from Maryland, Eric earned a degree in political science and a minor in environmental studies from St. Mary’s College of Maryland where he was a Nitze Scholar.  He was active in the Student Environmental Action Coalition, Maryland Votes, the Student Government Association, wrote his honors senior thesis on U.S. … Read more