Khalid Sarsour

Khalid Sarsour is currently a sophomore at the University of Michigan-Dearborn majoring in History with a minor in Philosophy. Khalid has been part of the Young People’s Project since his senior year of high school. The Young People’s Project (YPP) develops students aged 8-22 from traditionally marginalized populations as learners, teachers, leaders, and organizers through……

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Alex Lee

Currently an Intern at The Common Good, Alex’s main project is database work, which includes merging and syncing existing various database lists to Salesforce.com. He is also assisting TCG staff with research, videotaping, photographing and event planning. An enthusiastic, energetic, tireless “people person”, Alex has dedicated much of his life to giving back to the……

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Suzanne Ehlers

Suzanne Ehlers, President & CEO of Population Action International, has worked for the last 15 years to promote women’s health, rights and empowerment across the globe. Suzanne has been with PAI for over seven years, most recently leading the strategic direction of campaigns as Vice President of International Advocacy. Suzanne’s work focused largely on building……

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Allison Gofman

Allison is a sophomore at Harvard University studying Neurobiology and Government. She is interested in both science and politics and looks forward to working in science and technology policy after graduating. Technological and scientific innovation are among the biggest improvements to American and global quality of life, and she is eager to work on crucial……

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Gabrielle Kur

Currently, Gabrielle is enrolled in Boston University’s Dual Degree Program, studying International Relations with a foreign policy and security focus in the College of Arts and Science and Public Relations in the College of Communication. Her background heavily influences her – her parents emigrated from the former Soviet Union because of religious persecution, giving her……

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Nicole Vournazos

Nicole Vournazos is entering her sophomore year at Emory University in Atlanta studying finance and sustainability. She lives with her two younger brothers in Connecticut. Nicole strongly believes in the power of education and that any successful endeavor is built upon relationships. She began her work by creating a statewide microfinance curriculum. As she looked……

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Chris Altchek and Jake Horowitz

Chris Altchek and Jake Horowitz have set out to spark thoughtful political dialogue by connecting young people across the globe and engaging them in serious discussions of problems the world’s citizenry faces – hopefully, toward finding their solution. Their vehicle is PolicyMic, an online platform for news and debate that taps into the means of……

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Helen Diaz

Helen is currently a senior studying Political Science with a double minor in Public Administration and Latin American/Latino Studies at Montclair State University. As an intern at The Common Good, Helen assists on many projects, but primarily works on finding and contacting potential Game Changers, the membership database, and handling email correspondence for events. Her……

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Kelly Gonsalves

Kelly is currently studying International Studies with a concentration in World Politics and Diplomacy at the University of Richmond. During her time at Richmond, Kelly has taken steps to give her education a truly international focus by working and studying in both England and Denmark. During summer 2010 Kelly worked for Andy Slaughter a Member……

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Gregory Reiner

Greg grew up in Milford, CT (right outside New Haven) and now is a junior at the University of Pennsylvania. As the Class President each year in his high school (Hamden Hall Country Day School), Greg organized several class-wide community service trips; he and his classmates helped out at New Haven soup kitchens, tutored underprivileged……

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Jennie C

Retiring from her job at the local General Motors factory has only freed up this grandmother of seven to do the things that make her even busier than when worked her shift as a machine operator. Jennie now spends much of her time on her non-profit, West Michigan Union Label Coalition, which she started to showcase union made products. …

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Ian Manheimer

I started Glassbooth because I am concerned for democracy. The foundation of any thriving democratic nation is an informed citizenry. Today, we are surrounding by incredibly powerful tools for spreading information, yet our foundation is cracked. …

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