Nia ('20) is majoring in government with minors in global health and geography at Dartmouth College. She intends to focus on the intersections between international politics, development and global health in her studies. Nia hails from Princeton, New Jersey and graduated from The Pingry School with honors. Following her interests in global health and international policymaking, she participated in the 2015 Global Youth Institute for the World Food Prize as a representative of the state of New Jersey, and presented a paper on factors compounding the prevalence of dietary diseases in the Caribbean for that year’s Laureate, Sir Fazle Hasan Abed. At Dartmouth, Nia dances with Ujima Dance Troupe and is a Global Health Fellow with the Dickey Center for International Understanding. She also was a member of Dartmouth's delegation for the 2017 Ivy League Summit.
Meghna ('20) is a BA candidate in Geography and Chemistry minor at Dartmouth College, with a focus on global health and international development. In addition to her position at the Political Violence Lab, she is the Community Training Officer of Dartmouth EMS and a Global Health Fellow at the John Sloan Global Health Fellow. Meghna works for the Healthy Heart Initiative, an NGO focused on cardiovascular health awareness among school children and communities, early detection of various risk factors, and amelioration of morbidity and mortality. After college, Meghna hopes to attend medical school and pursue a masters degree in public health.
Sam ('19) grew up in New Jersey and graduated summa cum laude from Demarest High School. At Dartmouth, Sam is a Government major, focusing on international relations and political analysis. On campus, he is a pole vaulter on the Track and Field Team, a student-alumni ambassador in the Hill Winds Society, a peer tutor in Government and French courses, and a Rockefeller Leadership Fellow. In the past, he has also worked as a project leader on the Business Staff of The Dartmouth Newspaper. His work experience includes working as a Commercial Service Intern at the US Embassy in Paris and as a Business Development Intern at Vocate. In his free time, Sam enjoys hiking, running, and spending time with his friends.
Luis ('20) hails from Los Angeles, California, and studies government and philosophy at Dartmouth College, with an interest in political theory and the philosophy of language. On campus, he is involved with La Alianza Latina, the Latinx Heritage Month planning committee, was the Undergraduate Advisor for the college's LALAC house. He is also involved with OPAL Ambassadors, facilitating workshops to promote inclusivity on campus. In his free time, he enjoys trail running and making new connections.