Alexandre Todorov

St. Louis, MO — Vanderbilt Law School

Alexandre Todorov is a member of the Vanderbilt Law School class of 2018 from St. Louis, Missouri. He will be working for DNA People’s Legal Services in Window Rock, Arizona, on the Navajo nation. DNA offers free legal representation for civil litigation to clients who could not otherwise afford an attorney. Alexandre will be doing client intake, taking depositions, helping choose which clients to represent, writing trial documents, and aiding attorneys inside the courtroom during trial.

Olivia Marshall

Washington, D.C. — Vanderbilt Law School

Olivia Marshall is a law student in the class of 2018 from Washington, D.C. This summer, Olivia will work as a legal intern at the Office of the Pardon Attorney in the U.S. Department of Justice. Olivia will review clemency petitions from federal inmates to help determine whether inmates are eligible for executive clemency. Many inmates are non-violent drug offenders serving sentences that would be substantially lower if they were convicted of the same offense today.

Rachel Z. Johnson

Rachel Z. Johnson │ Temple, TX — Vanderbilt Law School Rachel is a rising second-year students at Vanderbilt Law School. She is from Temple, TX, and double-majored in German and History at Amherst College. Shortly after graduation, she moved to Berlin, Germany, where she interned at the German parliament through the International Parliamentarian Scholarship program….

Abel Yosef

Abel Yosef | Nashville, TN — Economics and Medicine, Health and Society, 2018 Abel Yosef is from Nashville, Tennessee. Abel is a sophomore double majoring in Economics and Medicine, Health, and Society. This summer, Abel will be serving communities in Rabat, Morocco through Vanderbilt’s Office of Active Citizenship and Service (OACS) Summer Service Program. In Morocco,…

Chelsea Yip

Chelsea Yip | Tampa, FL — Computer Science, 2018 Chelsea is so excited to be participating in the OACS Global Service Program in Morocco this summer. Through a partnership with the Cross Cultural Center for Learning, Chelsea will be working with local NGOs focusing on human rights, education, and health care. Blog Post One: I have…

Justin Yeh

Justin Yeh | Auburn, AL — Molecular and Cellular Biology, 2016 Justin Yeh is a senior from Auburn, AL. He is majoring in Molecular and Cellular Biology and will attend medical school in the fall. Justin will be participating in the OACS Global Service Project to London, where he will work to address community health and…

Ana Vasan

Ana Vasan | Western Springs, IL — Cognitive Studies Major, 2018 This summer, Ana will be traveling to Quito, Ecuador with a small cohort of peers to engage in a four-week long service project. Ana will work as a teacher in an elementary school in Quito to develop the interests and work ethics of the children,…

Courtland Sutton

Courtland Sutton | Charleston, SC — Communication Studies and Public Policy, 2017 Courtland Sutton is a Junior from Charleston, South Carolina in the College of Arts and Sciences double-majoring in Communication Studies and Public Policy. She will collaborate with the Danish National Centre for Social Research Fellows Program to study barriers to access higher education for…

Harini Suresh

Harini Suresh | Celina, TX — Oboe Performance and Chemistry, 2017 Harini Suresh is currently a junior at Vanderbilt University studying oboe performance and chemistry. She hails from the great state of Texas, and is immensely excited to travel to South Africa this summer with OACS to learn through service. The OACS immersion program spans three…

Joanna Sun

Joanna Sun | Highland Park, IL — Economics, 2018 Joanna is a member of the class of 2018 in the School of Arts and Science. Joanna plans to major in Economics with minors in Chinese and Financial Economics. This summer Joanna will be going to Morocco through a service trip with the Office of Active Citizenship…

Carly Stewart

Carly Stewart | Libertyville, IL — Psychology and Medicine, Health, and Society, 2017 Carly Stewart is from Libertyville, IL. A member of the class of 2017, Carly is double majoring in Psychology and Medicine, Health, and Society. Carly’s project takes place in Stellenbosch, South Africa, learning about the health care system and working in clinical rotations…

Paul Snider

Paul Snider | Mandeville, Jamaica — Biology and English, 2016 Paul grew up in Mandeville, Jamaica and is currently a senior, studying Biology and English. As the son of American missionaries to Jamaica, he has grown up cross- culturally and is passionate about working with high school students with similar experiences. This summer Paul will return…