Awardees of the Raise Up GW Certificate

Fall 2020 - Spring 2021

Defne Aybar

Defne Aybar

She/her/hers

Hometown: Annapolis, Maryland

Course of Study: Biological Anthropology / Minor in Public Health

Fariha Bablu

Fariha Bablu

She/her/hers

Hometown: Virginia

Course of Study: Public Health

Mariah Baker

Mariah Baker

She/her/hers

Hometown: Farmington, New Mexico

Course of Study: Master of Public Health in Health Policy

Nathalia Beller

Nathalia Beller

She/her/hers

Hometown: Erechim, RS Brazil

Course of Study: Cognitive Neuroscience / Minors in Human Anatomy and Chinese Language & Literature

Melany Blanco

Melany Blanco

She/her/hers

Hometown: New York

Course of Study: Public Health/ Criminal Justice

Nicol Bless

Nicol Bless

She/her/hers

Hometown: Charlotte, North Carolina

Course of Study: International Affairs / Minors in Geography and Spanish

Hayden Carlson

Hayden Carlson

She/her/hers

Hometown: South Pasadena, California

Course of Study: International Affairs / Minor in Criminal Justice

Ruby Cheresnowsky

Ruby Cheresnowsky

She/her/hers

Hometown: Salem, Massachusetts

Course of Study: Public Health

Bree Gelin

Bree Gelin

She/her/hers

Hometown: Naples, Florida

Course of Study: Human Services & Social Justice / Minor ins Organizational Science and Creativity, Innovation, & Entrepreneurship

Camille Green

Camille Green

She/her/hers

Hometown: Silver Spring, Maryland

Course of Study: GSEHD Leadership Development

Janet Gunawan

Janet Gunawan

She/her/hers

Hometown: Los Angeles, California

Course of Study: Master of Public Health in Health Policy

Ruth Kone

Ruth Kone

She/her/hers

Hometown: Sierra Leone

Course of Study: Sociology, Human Services & Social Justice

Carrie Kowalyk

Carrie Kowalyk

She/her/hers

Hometown: Greensburg, Pennsylvania

Course of Study: Public Health / Organizational Sciences

Zackery Love

Zack Love

He/him/his

Hometown: Talladega, Alabama

Course of Study: Public Health / Minor in Emergency Health Services

Jane Mahon

Jane Mahon

She/her/hers

Hometown: Belmont, Massachusetts

Course of Study: Criminal Justice / Psychology

Lun Nem

Lun Nem

She/her/hers

Hometown: Chin State, Burma/Myanmar

Course of Study: Cellular & Molecular Biology / Minor in Public Health

Vanessa Pierce

Vanessa Pierce

She/her/hers

Hometown: Erie, Pennsylvania

Course of Study: Public Health / Political Science

Emily Rosenkrantz

Emily Rosenkrantz

She/her/hers

Hometown: Long Island, New York

Course of Study: Business Administration

Maliha Shariff

Maliha Shariff

She/her/hers

Hometown: Ashburn, Virginia

Course of Study: Public Health / Minor in Exercise Science

Carly Skop

Carly Skop

She/her/hers

Hometown: Englewood, New Jersey

Course of Study: Environmental Studies

Nikki Vivekanandan

Nikki Vivekanandan

She/her/hers

Hometown: Dublin, Ohio

Course of Study: Nutrition Science

Daisha Washington

Daisha Washington

She/her/hers

Hometown: Baltimore, Maryland

Course of Study: Public Health

Mekhi Washington

Mekhi Washington

She/her/hers

Hometown: Chicago, Illinois

Course of Study: Public Health

Anissa Williams

Anissa Williams

She/her/hers

Hometown: Henderson, North Carolina

Course of Study: Master of Public Health in Health Promotion