Gabbie Acot ’21 is supported by Princeton’s Community-Based Learning Initiative and will be working in Princeton, NJ with the Princeton-Blairstown Center (PBC), which provides year-round programming for at-risk urban youth to promote social and emotional learning through experiential education. Gabbie will assist with PBC’s curricular development and sustainability initiatives.
Tobi Ayeni ’21 is a John C. Bogle’51 Fellow in Civic Service and will explore how academic performance differs by race and class at Regis High School, an elite high school in New York City. Tobi is especially interested to examine factors underlying the persistence of the achievement gap, and exploring options for addressing these.
Elizabeth Chittenden ’21 is a John C. Bogle’51 Fellow in Civic Service and will work at the International Rescue Committee’s (IRC) office in Los Angeles, CA. Elizabeth will serve as a financial coach in the IRC’s Economic Empowerment Program; this role involves assisting female refugees, immigrants, and trafficking victims with critical resettlement matters such as opening a bank account and budget management.
Grace Collins ’21 is a John C. Bogle’51 Fellow in Civic Service and will be working with a Congressional representative from her home state of Delaware. Grace’s role will include community outreach as well as legislative research.
Amanda Eisenhour ’21 is supported by the International Internship Program and will work at GENDES, A.C. in Mexico City, Mexico. GENDES, A.C. is a Mexican civil society organization committed to using social development to promote gender equality and eradicate gender-based violence. Amanda’s work will include developing workshops and writing fundraising proposals to support their research and outreach efforts.
Jack Aiello ’21 is a John C. Bogle’51 Fellow in Civic Service and will work with the New York City Economic Development Corporation to further their mission of promoting strong, inclusive economic growth in New York City. Through this work, Jack hopes to further refine his interests and skills in the field of economic development.
Jaeyoon Cha ’21 is a Princeton Internships in Civic Service (PICS) intern and will work at Siloam Family Health, a faith-based health clinic for the uninsured population in Nashville, TN. Jaeyoon will be working as the Refugee Health Coordinator to help launch the New Nashville Program, which pairs volunteers with refugee families.
Krystal Cohen ’21 is an intern with Princeton University’s Keller Center for Innovation in Engineering Education. As a summer associate with the Keller Center’s eLab, a launch pad for student start-ups, Krystal will operate as a liaison between the Keller Center and two of its startup teams, supporting them in the incubation of a service-oriented organization or company.
Elise Colter ’21 will assist with Hurricane Maria relief efforts in Mayagüez, Puerto Rico as part of a collaboration between the Office of International Affairs and Operations, the Department of Computer Science, the Pace Center for Civic Engagement. Alongside these relief projects, Elise will also assist Princeton Professor Alan Kaplan in teaching a course at the University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez based on Princeton’s popular introductory computer science class, COS126. This course teaches basic principles and practical issues of computer science.
Sarah Elkordy ’21 is a John C. Bogle’51 Fellow in Civic Service and will work in Hamilton, NJ at the Center for Health Care Strategies (CHCS). CHCS is a national nonprofit health policy resource center focused on advancing innovations in health care delivery for low-income Americans. Sarah will support CHCS’s work on the CDC's 6|18 initiative, which aims to create effective and affordable health plans for six high-burden, high-cost health conditions.
Ysabel Ayala ’21 is supported by the International Internship Program and will work in Kampala, Uganda at the BAYIMBA Cultural Foundation, a Uganda-based organization that works to promote Uganda’s place as a hub for artistic activity. Ysabel will assist BAYIMBA with marketing and outreach activities for arts festivals and art education initiatives.
Emily Cheng ’21 is a Princeton Internships in Civic Service (PICS) intern and will work at St. Stephen’s Youth Programs in Boston, MA. Emily will be working with underserved elementary and middle school students and assisting with development and implementation of educational initiatives in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
Michaela Daniel ’21 is a John C. Bogle’51 Fellow in Civic Service and will intern with the Education Department of the Center for Puppetry Arts in Atlanta, GA. This center offers an innovative sensory-friendly program which allows guests with autism spectrum disorder to safely experience their artistic performances. Michaela’s work will focus on expanding their sensory-friendly program to serve more minority and low-income communities.
Lindsay Emi ’21 is a John C. Bogle’51 Fellow in Civic Service and will work with the nonprofit organization 826LA in Echo Park, Los Angeles, which is dedicated to supporting young student’s writing skills. Lindsay will develop and teach a four-week creative writing summer camp for English Language Learner (ELL) students.