Denison University grantee Joan Do-Truong used her Projects for Peace grant to create programs to build a community for young Asian American women where they could share their experiences and gain the knowledge to create lasting change in their communities.
Trinity College alumnus Stanislav Knezevic ’21 was awarded a Yenching Scholarship to pursue an interdisciplinary master’s degree in China Studies, with a concentration in politics and international relations.
Brandeis University student Sienna Bucu ‘22 has been awarded a $10,000 Projects for Peace grant to take on an ambitious art installation project in the public schools of her hometown, Union, New Jersey.
Amherst College student Sabrina Lin developed the podcast VIRAL LOVE as the centerpiece of her Project for Peace, titled “Kung Flu’ Fighters: Illuminating Resilience & Solidarities among the Chinese Diaspora.” Read this full feature to learn more.
University of Richmond student Lina Tori Jan created her podcast series “Chai wa Dastan” (“Tea and a Tale”) to preserve and celebrate the stories of Afghan refugees like her and her sister. Read all about her project here!
Skidmore College grantee Korotoumou “Katy” Ballo designed her project, “Learning Center for Peace to Rebuild Anyama,” to address social and cultural divides in her hometown stemming from the aftermath of civil war. Read on for more about her and her project!
Lake Forest College student Valdrin Halitjaha designed “Language and Libraries: Expanding Educational Resources for Kosovar Youth through English Learning and Library Access” to aid young students in his home country. Read more about him and his work here!