Lauren Schmidt

I am a graduate student in the Human Development Studies M.Ed. program. From a young age, I’ve always had a passion for connection and creating opportunities to better understand how we all engage in the world. Throughout my experiences in research, student development, and the non-profit sector, I’ve worked with vulnerable populations who are largely

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Cali Livingstone

As a lifelong traveler, I am most inspired by the passion, resilience and laughter I encounter even where people have much less than myself. While completing my bachelor’s degree in International Studies and Mandarin at Colby College, I enrolled in a class that centered around C.K. Prahalad’s preeminent work, The Fortune at the Bottom of

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Seth Staugler

After graduating from Ohio State University with a marketing degree in 2009, I immediately joined the U.S. Army because I felt a passion for serving my country and intrinsic desire to lead soldiers in a noble cause. As I embark on my next career, I find myself drawn to careers in which I can make

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Lindsay Edwards

After graduating from Vanderbilt University in 2016 with a degree in Economics & History, I found myself at a small venture capital firm, Jumpstart Foundry, that invested in early-stage health care companies across the nation. While I learned a lot, I still felt something was missing in my job. While looking into graduate programs, I

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Mallory Hall

I grew up in a small town in Western Kentucky and graduated from the University of Kentucky in 2013 with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. Though I was on a pre-med track throughout my time at UK, as a junior I got involved with Teach For America through a summer internship and found myself extremely

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