Layla Shahmohammadi

Layla Shahmohammadi | Pueblo, CO — Human and Organizational Development and Political Science, 2019 Layla Shahmohammadi is from Pueblo, Colorado. Layla is a freshman in the College of Arts and Science at Vanderbilt University pursuing a double major in Human and Organizational Development and Political Science. In the summer of 2016, Layla will participate in the…

Radha Sathanayagam

Radha Sathanayagam | Staten Island, NY — Medicine, Health, and Society, 2018 Radha Sathanayagam is a sophomore from Staten Island, NY majoring in Medicine, Health, & Society on the pre-med track. She is looking forward to being part of the Vanderbilt OACS Global Service Immersion Program in South Africa, where she will engage in service…

Matt Reynolds

Matt Reynolds | Westport, CT – Medicine, Health, and Society, 2016 Matthew Reynolds is from Westport, CT and is part of the class of 2016. Matthew is pursuing a major in Medicine, Health and Society and minors in Spanish and Psychology. Matthew’s project take place in Cusco, Peru working in one of the several underfunded and…

Megan Ramirez

Megan Ramirez | Vernon Hill, IL – Special Education and Child Studies, 2017 Megan is a junior studying Special Education and Child Studies, and is from Vernon Hills, Illinois. This summer, Megan will serve in Quito with the Vanderbilt University Office of Active Citizenship & Service Ecuador Project. Megan will have the opportunity to be part…

Mona Quarless

Mona Quarless | Brooklyn, NY – M.Ed., Child Studies Mona is a master’s student in the Empirical Research Track of the Child Studies program. Mona’s service project will target the implementation of culturally-sensitive practices when working with community-based projects.

Kelly Perry

Kelly Perry | Chiang Mai, Thailand – Creative Writing, Neuroscience, and Medicine, Health, and Society, 2018 Kelly is a sophomore from Chiang Mai, Thailand. She is active in the Multicultural Leadership Council, VUcept, and Vanderbilt Circle K. For six weeks, Kelly will serve alongside locals in Johannesburg and Port Elizabeth, assisting with projects in the…

Karin Oh

Karin Oh | Cincinnati, OH – Medicine, Health, and Society, 2018 Karin Oh is a sophomore from Cincinnati, Ohio, majoring in Medicine, Health, and Society. She hopes to combine her interests in science and humanitarian work by pursuing a career in medicine. At Vanderbilt, she devotes much of her time to exploring different ways to improve…

Morgan Newman

Morgan Newman | Bloomington, TN – Public Policy and Sociology, 2019 Morgan is a first-year student at Vanderbilt University from Bllomington, Indiana. Morgan will be working and focusing on aspects of public policy and health policy that affect the community of Newham, London. Morgan will have the opportunity to partner with many different organizations that focus…

Rediate Molla

Rediate Molla | Columbus, OH – Economics and Public Policy, 2018 Originally from Columbus, Ohio, Rediate Molla is a sophomore studying Economics and Public Policy. This summer, she will travel to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to work with a local NGO in hopes of addressing the educational equity issues that face the city’s burgeoning orphan population….

Samantha Long

Samantha Long | Johnston, IA – Musical Arts, 2018 Samantha Long is a sophomore from Johnston, IA in the Blair School of Music at Vanderbilt University. She is majoring in Musical Arts (Voice), with minors in French and Political Science. She has a received a grant to spend the month of May abroad in Russia, where…

Heebong (Scott) Kim

Heebong (Scott) Kim | New York, NY – Earth and Environmental Science, 2019 Heebong (Scott) Kim is a freshman from New York City, and an Earth and Environmental Science major. Through this project, Scott hopes to address the potential inefficiencies of the Greek charity system through the apparatus of practice theory. Community partners will include a…

Peter Kent-Stoll

Peter Kent-Stoll | Santa Cruz, CA – M.A., Medicine, Health, and Society, 2017 Peter Kent-Stoll grew up in Santa Cruz County, California and attended University of California, Irvine. He is now a first year M.A. student in Medicine, Health, & Society at Vanderbilt University, where he is studying the social determinants of colorectal cancer among African…