Ph.D. student in history, University of North Carolina
At Grinnell, Alex received mentorship and guidance through her Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship, a program designed for underrepresented students to increase the diversity of faculty in higher education.
Through his Mentored Advanced Project, Ben realized he can make a significant environmental impact and through the College’s social justice ideals, he realized he wants that impact to be socially just.
Blake explored widely across the curriculum, nurturing his myriad interests in music history, political science, and policy, which allowed him to develop flexibility and nimbleness in all his pursuits.
Raghav's multiple passions and ability to communicate well with people across disciplines, from the sciences to the humanities, have helped him succeed at Mastercard, where he’s able to discuss strategy and market needs as well as technology.
Through mentored research, Amaris developed more confidence to pursue her own ideas and knowledge. And through rich global learning opportunities, she developed the ability to thrive in settings around the world.
As a computer science major, Ochoa became more comfortable with the unknown and more trusting of herself, both skills which are essential in her current role.