We are pleased to announce the eight 2012 Fellows and their projects. The Fellows will be in India this summer working on deepening ties to their respective organizations.
- Tanvi Bahuguna ’14 will be in Mumbai working at the TATA Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) on cellular behavioral research. She also plans to reach out to “Teach for India” to propose an expansion to the program.
- Hannah Diamond ’14 will be participate in Delhi based program that studies the relationship between human rights and health in a field-study context and plans to spend independent study period in India advocating for the rights of the elderly population, working with HelpAge India.
- Jeremy Goodman ’14 will participate in program that studies the relationship between human rights and health in a field-study context; especially, Indian health policy, ramifications and existing disparities.
- Dina Kapengut ’14 will be working with Volunteers for Peace in the north Indian city of Dharamshala to develop a research publication on the stories of the Tibetan refugees and Indian population to illustrate the social experiences of such a culturally diverse area.
- Ellie Kaufman ’14 plans to take classes at Delhi University and Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi and also plans to volunteer or intern with an NGO in Delhi.
- Xiaoyu (Terry) Li ’14 will be working with the local Indian NGO Sankalp, through the Love Volunteer program to teach math and English in elementary schools in Dharamshala.
- Marlee Rosenthal ’14 will be participating in two internships in the western state of Maharashtra, 1) BSSK – will be working with childcare and foster children exploring attachment patterns, nutrition, and medical care; 2) Ether Yoga – will evaluate the effectiveness of yoga on chronic diseases.
- Aneil Tripathy ’12 will be working with aboriginal communities in the eastern states of Jharkhand and Orissa to facilitate local educational groups in prenatal healthcare, childbirth and sanitation.