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Fourteen first-year students make up the
Inaugural Rohatyn Global Scholars Cohort:

Christopher Martucci, Yashodhar Sharma, Madeline Sauders, Vivian Syengo, Maeve Nolan, Hinda Ibraahim, Tessa Marker, Olwethu Ngubo, Amaan Habibulla, Rachel Anne Lafferty, Zaha Sookia, Grace Mumford, Catherine Sorokin, and Ciara Murphy.


Amaan Habibulla
 

AMAAN HABIBULLA (India)

Languages: English and Hindi

Global Issues of Interest:

  • Food Security
  • Mental Health
  • Gender Equality

Hinda Ibraahim

HINDA IBRAHIM (United States)

Languages: English, Somali, and learning Arabic

Global Issues of Interest:

  • Islamophobia

  • Homelessness

  • Women’s Rights

Rachel Lafferty

RACHEL LAFFERTY (Ireland)

Languages: English and Irish (Gaelic)

Global Issues of Interest:

  • Mass Consumerism
  • Environmental and Racial Justice
  • Price Gouging in Pharmaceutical Sales

Tessa Marker

TESSA MARKER (United States and United Kingdom)

Languages: English and Spanish

Global Issues of Interest:

  • Nationalism
  • Human Rights
  • Climate Change

Chris Martucci 2

CHRISTOPHER (CHRIS) MARTUCCI (United States)

Languages: English and Spanish

Global Issues of Interest:

  • Human Rights
  • Politicization of the Climate Change Debate
  • Universal Access to Modern Medical Care

Grace Mumford

GRACE (GRACIE) MUMFORD (United States)

Languages: English

Global Issues of Interest:

  • Climate Crisis

  • Women’s Rights and Education

  • Immigration


Ciara Murphy

CIARA MURPHY (United States)

Languages: English

Global Issues of Interest:

  • Climate Change
  • Inequality in Healthcare
  • Covid-19 Pandemic

Maeve Nolan

MAEVE NOLAN (United States)

Languages Spoken: English and French

Global Issues of Interest:

  • Climate Change
  • Social Justice and Reform
  • Mass Migration and Immigration

Olwethu Ngubo

OLWETHU NGUBO (South Africa)

Languages: isiZulu, English, and French

Global Issues of Interest:

  • Global Health
  • Decolonization
  • Aids and HIV

Madeline Saunders

MADELINE (MADDIE) SAUDERS (United States)

Languages: English and French

Global Issues of Interest:

  • Food Insecurity
  • Global Health
  • Refugee Crisis

Yash Sharma

YASHODAR (YASH) SHARMA (India)

Languages: English, Hindi, Spanish, and German

Global Issues of Interest:

  • Climate Crisis
  • Racism/Intercultural Divides
  • Rise of Right-Wing Nationalism

Zaha Sookia

ZAHA SOOKIA (Mauritius)

Languages: English, French, and Creole

Global Issues of Interest:

  • Human Rights
  • Climate Change
  • Economic Inequality

     

Catherine Katysya Sorokin

CATHERINE (KATYSHA) SOROKIN (United States)

Languages: English (learning French and Russian

Global Issues of Interest:

  • Climate
  • Inequalities
  • Health

Vivian Syengo

VIVIAN (VEE) SYENGO (Kenya)

Languages: English, Kiswahili, Maasai, and Kamba

Global Issues of Interest:

  • Climate Change
  • Women’s Empowerment
  • Poverty

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