2020 Scholar Cohort

Isaac Aguilar DDCSP

Isaac Aguilar
University of California, Berkeley
Majors: Ecosystem Management & Molecular Environmental Biology

Cristobal Castañeda
University of California, Davis
Major: Environmental Science

Jean Nikolas Clemente
Bowdoin College
Major: Biology, Earth & Oceanographic Sciences

Ceane Batten DDCSP

Jennifer Delgado
Carleton College
Major: Undecided

Michael Angelo Fernandez
University of Guam
Majors: Chemistry & Biology; Minor: Mathematics

Kathryn Hart
Indiana University
Major: Environmental Science; Minor: Spanish

Kian Kafaie
Brown University
Major: Environmental Science

Tahiry Langrand
Arizona State University
Major: Sustainability; Minor: Spanish Language Studies & Biomimicry

Adriana Maciel Metal
Yale University
Major: Environmental Studies; Data Science Certificate

Shantae McIntyre

Shantae McIntyre
University of Connecticut
Major: Marine Biology; Minor: Anthropology

Amina Muumin
University of Minnesota – Twin Cities
Majors: Environmental Science, Policy & Management; Minor: Corporate Environmental Management

Kellie Navarro
Bowdoin College
Major: Biology; Minor: Environmental Studies

Genesis Perez
Inter American University of Puerto Rico
Major: Biotechnology; Minor: Biology & Chemistry

Marion Powell
Willamette University
Majors: Environmental Science & Anthropology

Amy Quintanilla
Wellesley College
Major: Environmental Physics

Sheila Marie Ringor
University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Majors: Political Science, Interdisciplinary Studies with a focus in Sustainability Studies; Minor: Filipino

Isabella Rosado
Yale University
Majors: Environmental Studies & Economics; Minor: Spanish

Fana Scott
Eckerd College
Majors: Biology & Environmental Studies

Joshua Stewart
University of Miami
Major: Meteorology; Minors: Entrepreneurship, Math, Climate Science & Policy

Valerie Tafoya
DePaul University
Major: Biological Sciences with a concentration on Evolution & Ecology

2019 Scholar Cohort

Ali Mushtaaq DDCSP

Mushtaaq Ali
Harvard University
Major: Integrative Biology
Intended Minor: Energy & Environment

Claudio Amaya DDCSP

Claudio Amaya
Saint Peters University
Major: Biochemistry
Minor:Chemistry

Serena Barasi DDCSP

Serena Barasi
University of Guam
B.A. in Biology
B.A. in Chemistry

Ceane Batten DDCSP

Ceane Batten
University of Maryland
Major: Environmental Studies
Intended Minor: Creative Writing

Carl Brown DDCSP

Carl Brown
Salisbury University
Major: Environmental Science

Chris Clark DDCSP

Christian “Chris” Clark
Pomona College
Major: Environmental Analysis with a concentration in Biology

Maria de Jesus DDCSP

Maria De Jesus
Florida State University
Major: Biological Sciences Intended Minor: Environmental Policy

Mariah Gaines-Richardson DDCSP

Maiah Gaines Richardson
University of Southern California
Major: Environmental Studies with a Concentration in Oceans, Life & People
Minor: Marine Biology

Kameron Hall DDCSP

Kameron Hall
The University of Memphis
Major: General Biology Minor: Sociology and Environmental Studies

Joe Hernandez DDCSP

Joe Hernandez
Rhodes College
Major: Intended Environmental Science
Minor: Environmental studies

Nautica Jones DDCSP

Nautica Jones
University of Louisiana at Monroe
Major: Biology with a concentration in Ecology and Evolution

Rebecca Lumbantobing DDCSP

Rebecca Lumbantobing
University of Puget Sound
Intended Major: Biology & Environmental Policy & Decision Making
Intended Minor: African American Studies

Kyra Madunich DDCSP

Kyra Madunich
Pomona College
Intended Major: Biology
Intended Minor: Religious Studies

Paloma Marcos DDCSP

Paloma Marcos
University of Nevada Las Vegas
Major: Geology, Earth and Environmental Science

Cameron Oglesby DDCSP

Cameron Oglesby
Duke University
Major: Environmental Science & Policy with a Focus in Ecology
Minor: Earth and Ocean Science
Policy Journalism and Media Studies

Marianna Oka DDCSP

Marianna Oka
Chaminade University of Honolulu
Major: Environmental Science
Minor: Performing Arts

Desiree Pante DDCSP

Desiree Pante
CUNY Hunter College
Major: Biology / Bioinformatics
Minor: Asian Studies

Julianna Ramirez DDCSP

Julianna Ramirez
Boise State University
Major: Environmental Biology

Omar Torres DDCSP

Omar Torres
Heritage University
Major: Environmental Science

Leslie Vargas DDCSP

Leslie Vargas
Sewanee: The University of the South
Major: Natural Resources & the Environment

2018 Scholar Cohort

Ivanna Caspeta

Ivanna Caspeta
Arizona State University
Major: Biological Sciences
(Conservation Biology & Ecology)
Internship: Kroeker Lab, UCSC

Jahiya Clark

Jahiya Clark
Mount Holyoke College
Double Major: Biology & French
Minor: Anthropology
Internship: Edwards Lab, Harvard University

Wanjiku Gatheru

Wanjiku Gatheru
The University of Connecticut
Major: Environmental Studies
Minor: Environmental Economics & Policy
Internship: Sierra Club

Esmeralda Hic

Esmeralda Hic
University of California, Irvine
Major: Earth System Science
Minor: Global Sustainability, Chicano/Latino Studies
Internship: Friends of the Earth

Diana Martinez

Samiira Husein
University of Minnesota
Major: Environmental Science, Policy & Management
Minor: Sustainability Studies
Internship: FishWise

Tressa Lange

Tressa Lange
University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire
Double Major: American Indian Studies, Environmental Geography
Internship: SDI at the College of Menominee Nation

Storm Lewis

Storm Lewis
Smith College
Intended major: Environmental Science & Policy
Intended minor: Studio Art
Internship: Gould Lab, UVM

Melissa Lopez

Melissa Lopez
Brown University
Major: Environmental Studies/Science or Biology: Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
Internship: LOLA

Hanna-Marie Lucero

Hanna-Marie Lucero
Seattle University
Major: Environmental Studies
Internship: Spokane Nation

Daniel Morgan

Daniel Morgan
College of William & Mary
Major: Business Analytics (Supply Chain Focus) Sustainability Concentration, intended Environmental Geology
Internship: FishWise

Mariel Ortega

Mariel Ortega
Texas A&M University
Major: Wildlife & Fisheries Sciences
Minor: English
Internship: Edwards Lab, Harvard University

Victoria Ramirez

Victoria Ramirez
Pitzer College
Intended major: Environmental Policy & Sociology
Internship: NRDC

Denyse Marquez Sanchez

Denyse Marquez Sanchez
Carleton College
Intended major: Environmental Studies
Internship: Gould Lab, UVM

Daniella Smith

Daniella Smith
Boston College
Major: Environmental Studies
Intended minor: Africa & African Diaspora Studies
Internship: Hughes Lab, Sonoma State University

Daniel Tjondro

Daniel Tjondro
Princeton University
Major: Civil & Environmental Engineering with a certificate in Urban Studies
Internship: Evanston Office of Sustainability

Maxim Teirstein

Maxim Teirstein
Yale University
Intended double major: Political Science w/ Interdisciplinary Concentration in Environmental Policy and Environmental Science
Internship: Center for Biological Diversity

Olivia Vasquez

Olivia Vasquez
Oberlin College
Major: Environmental Studies & Computer Science
Internship: Conservation Metrics

Lady Volmar

Lady Volmar
Universidad de Puerto Rico
Major: Marine Biology
Internship: Kroeker Lab, UCSC

Joevita Weah

Joevita Weah
Depauw University
Major: Environmental Geoscience
Minor: Business Administration
Internship: Climate Central

Xaun Wilson

Xaun Wilson
Howard University
Major: Mechanical Engineering

2017 Scholar Cohort

Alejandro Soto

Alejandro Soto
University of Alaska Anchorage
Major: Environment & Society
Concentration: Social Science
Internship: American Museum of Natural History

Ashia Ajani
Yale University
Major: Environmental Studies & Ethnicity
Minor: Race & Migration
Internship: Philpott lab, UCSC

Bashir Ali

Bashir Ali
St. Olaf College
Major: Biology
Minor: Neuroscience
Internship: Friday Harbor Labs, UW

Crystal-lynn Baysa
University of Hawaii-Hilo
Majors: Environmental Science & Biology
Internship: Island Conservation

Diana Martinez

Diana Martinez
Humboldt State Uiversity
Major: Environmental Management & Protection
(Interpretation & Education)
Internship: University of Washington

Jamie Ramos
University of North Carolina
Major: Information Science
Intended Major: Public Policy
Minor: Marine Science
Internship: FishWise

Juan Rebellon
Vanderbilt University
Declared Majors: Environmental Science, Political Science
Intended Minor: French
Internship: Conservation Science & Solutions Lab, UCSC

Karim Hanna

Karim Hanna
Stony Brook University
Majors: Ecosystems & Human Impact, Technological System Management
Minor: Environmental Studies
Internship: Conservation Science & Solutions Lab, UCSC

Lambert Ngenzi

Lambert Ngenzi
Washington Sate University
Major: Environmental Science
Minor: GIS
Internship: Audubon Naturalist Society

Leticia Santillana Fernandez

Leticia Santillana Fernandez
Seattle University
Major: Marine & Conservation Biology
Minor: Mathematics
Internship: Conservation Science & Solutions Lab, UCSC

Marshall Kim
Western Michigan University
Majors: Environmental & Sustainability Studies & Geography
Internship: Quinault Indian Nation

Meredith Johnston
Columbia University
Major: Environmental Biology
Internship: Garza Lab, National Marine Fisheries Service

Nancy Uribe
University of Wisconsin – Madison
Major: Landscape Architecture, Environmental Studies & Entrepreneurship
Internship: The Nature Conservancy, New York

Nasra Mohamed
Carleton College
Intended Major: Geology
Middle Eastern Studies Concentrator
Internship: American Museum of Natural History

Nusrat Noor

Nusrat Noor
University of Florida
Major: Marine Science
Internship: Friday Harbor Labs, UW

Princess Mutasa

Princess Mutasa
North Carolina State University
Major: Environmental Technology & Management
Internship: Audubon Naturalist Society

Ricardo Sanchez Romero
Stanford University
Intended Major: Earth Systems
Internship: Little Yosemite Valley US Park Service

Roger Faust

Roger Faust
Carleton College
Intended Major(s): Biology or Environmental Science
Internship: Garza Lab, National Marine Fisheries Service

Sara Sirk

Sara Sirk Morato
University of Wyoming
Major: Zoology
Minor: Creative Writing
Internship: Oikonos