Author: Wallenberg Committee

Daisy Johnson

Daisy Johnson

This past summer, Daisy spent a month in Bali, Indonesia, capturing the story of a man named Darmawan and his fight to preserve the centuries-old practice of living in harmony with nature in the...

Angie Miller

Over the summer of 2019, Angie was in Yangon, Myanmar with the organization, Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA). IPA is a nonprofit that creates and evaluates solutions to social development problems, and works to...

a woman, Safa Aden, with video camera

2019, Safa Al Ahmad

ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN – Safa Al Ahmad, a Saudi Arabian journalist and documentary filmmaker, received the 2019 Wallenberg Medal from the University of Michigan. She has produced documentaries for the BBC and PBS about...

Carol Maione

Carol Maione

Carol spent her summer in Zanzibar studying its tourism as a consumption service. Specific focus included the impacts on local communities, natural ecosystems, and economies. Her work delves into the deeper interconnections between ecotourism...

Anudeeta Gautam

Anudeeta Gautam

Anudeeta spent six weeks in Uganda (specifically the cities of Lubowa and Kampala) during the summer of 2018 interning at an HIV clinic, the Joint Clinical Research Centre. For the past two years, Anudeeta...

Jordyn Fishman

Jordyn Fishman

Jordyn completed the RARO Artist Residency Program in Buenos Aires during the months of May and June 2018. During her residency, she worked in three different studios to complete her painting and video installation...

Elizabeth Moran

Elizabeth Moran

Elizabeth complete a summer internship in Tel Aviv, Israel working with an urgent care clinic that served asylum seekers and undocumented migrant workers. She worked with clinic staff to analyze medical record data to...