Catching Up with Past Scholarship Students
Yamila Irizarry-Gerould (2006): After spending a year working for AmeriCorps, she studied Arabic at Tufts University, studied in Egypt, and now shares Middle Eastern culture with American students in Amman, Jordan.
Remy Fernandez-O’Brien (2008): Remy was a student leader at Brown University, has been active in advocating for immigrants’ rights–including volunteering on the US-Mexico border–and has just started working at a community center in Madison, Wisconsin.
Victoria Elena Oliva Rapoport (2011): Now a Tufts student, Victoria is a Tisch Scholar for Citizenship and Public Service, and promotes health and education equality both locally and globally. She is currently studying in Santiago, Chile, where she is interning at an HIV prevention and gay rights activist organization.