Category: Summer Travel Awardees

Anna Joseph

Anna Joseph

Master’s Student, Social Work and Public Health This summer I interned at Clínica de Familia La Romana (CFLR), a clinic located in the eastern region of the Dominican Republic. CFLR provides a wide range...

Jasmine Kipke

Jasmine Kipke

Neuroscience This summer I was able to set up a program to help women who are afflicted with obstetric fistula in the rural communities of Kashongi and Kitura in western Uganda. Obstetric fistula is...

Lucia Michelazzo Ceroni

Lucia Michelazzo Ceroni

Nursing This summer I had the opportunity to work with La Matria, an Argentinean non-profit organization that aims to better society through empowering individuals and communities. The empowerment occurs through a number of activities...

Ryan Thomas

Ryan Thomas

Biomedical Engineering I lived in two areas of the Dominican Republic this summer, conducting needs assessment through interviewing physicians, clinicians, patients and other community members as well as observing clinical practices. In the spirit...

Stuart Richardson

Major: German and International Studies This summer I interned at the Documentation and Cultural Center of German Sinti and Roma in Heidelberg, Germany, which currently is the only museum in the world specifically dedicated...

Randy Dowding

Master’s Student in Public Health and Master’s in Social Work My summer internship involved placement at CAPRISA (Centre for AIDS Programme Research In South Africa), Durban, South Africa from May thru August. I was...

Hea Jun Oh

Major: Nursing This summer I was given the opportunity to go to the Philippines and provide the children there with basic health education. I worked with University of Bohol Grade School and Sandingan Shema...

Harish Kilaru

Major: Health Policy and Community Development Last summer, I spent five weeks in southern India with Rural Innovations in Medical Engineering (RIME). I founded RIME at the beginning of my sophomore year with the...

Dana Del Vecchio

Major: Honors Program for Arabic Studies This past year, I was fortunate enough to extend my internship at International Relief in Development (IRD) in Amman, Jordan due to the Wallenberg Summer Service Award. As...

Nour Soubani

Major: International Studies and American Culture This summer, through the Wallenberg grant and others, we launched QUWA, a self-defense and trauma therapy program for Syrian women refugees in Turkey. QUWA seeks to build peace...