Hakeem grew up in Kingston, Jamaica before coming to America to finish high school and go to college. He is a joint concentrator in Computer Science and Statistics with a secondary in African and African-American Studies. He is now devoted to promoting critical, helpful, and respectful dialogue within diverse communities like Harvard College.
Cengiz is a senior at Harvard College, pursuing a joint concentration in Social Anthropology and Government, with a secondary in Philosophy, and a language citation in Mandarin Chinese. He was born in Baku, Azerbaijan; raised in Istanbul, Turkey; and lived in Hong Kong, just before coming to Harvard. ... Read more about Cengiz Cemaloglu
Jasmine is from Bangkok, Thailand and is a prospective concentrator in Government and Economics. Her passion for diversity inclusion stems from her belief in the importance of interracial cooperation in increasing social capital to generate economic and human development.... Read more about Jasmine Chia
Dylan de Waart strives to facilitate dialogue between people of disparate backgrounds and beliefs to further cooperation in our increasingly global community. He has pursued his passion by founding Global Buddy, an NGO connecting schools internationally to promote cultural understanding and global friendship through peer-to-peer interaction.... Read more about Dylan de Waart
Olutoyin grew up in the suburbs of Southern Virginia, where topics like diversity were rarely discussed. Only when she arrived in her later years of high school did she begin to passionately advocate for cultural acknowledgement and social justice.... Read more about Olutoyin Demuren
Jess is biracial and grew up in South Dakota, where there were few diverse communities. Now at Harvard, she is excited to be able to connect with other people who share her commitment to social justice.... Read more about Jess Erion
Devontae Freeland was brought to equity and inclusivity work through the exploration of his identity at the nexus of Afro-American, queer, and middle-class communities in the Northeast. Devontae's specific interests lie in the ways in which social movements and student activism elicit progress through public policy changes.... Read more about Devontae Freeland
Kacey Gill was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. She is concentrating in Social Studies with a focus on race relations internationally and domestically. Her goal at Harvard is to make sure that minorities feel like their voices are being heard, and they have a space on campus. ... Read more about Kacey Gill
Brenda is a freshmen intern from Omaha, Nebraska. She plans to pursue a concentration in Psychology with the Education Extension. She has goals of becoming an International Educator, and is very passionate about education inequality.... Read more about Brenda Esqueda Morales
Anant is a native of Southern California. After experiencing racial hate in what he thought was a diverse and welcoming community, he became more aware of the role that race plays in our daily lives. At Harvard, he is particularly passionate about the intersection of mental health and diversity. Through the Foundation, he hopes to work toward creating dialogue between different communities by bridging gaps in understanding.
Nuha grew up in Bronx, NY to a Gambian immigrant family. He is a freshman intern passionate about public education reform in the United States. In an attempt to illustrate his goals, he says, “All I want is the equity of opportunity to succeed for minorities across the board—I don’t like that the narrative of the successful minority is always portrayed as an exception to the race at large.”... Read more about Nuha Saho
Nell grew up in central Vermont in a relatively homogenous environment. In high school she joined a diverse community that emphasized the importance of inclusion and equity.... Read more about Nell Shea