E.E. Just Student Awards & Recognition
E.E. Just Graduate Fellow Selected for the Christine Mirzayan Science and Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program
E.E. Just Graduate Fellow Nabila Riaz is excited to have received a Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship. She will be working with the Committee on Women in Science, Engineering and Medicine (CWSEM) to advocate for the participation and retention of women in STEM, and with the Board on Higher Education and Workforce (BHEW) to provide insights and recommendations on critical higher education and workforce issues facing the nation. This highly competitive and prestigious fellowship, awarded to less than 10 percent of the pool of applicants, allows early career professionals to spend 12 weeks at The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) in Washington, DC, to learn about policy and the role scientists and engineers play as policy advisors at the federal, state, or local levels.
Undergraduate Fellow Recognized by the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI)
E.E. Just Undergraduate Fellow Tinotenda Kuretu '22 and Harvard undergraduate Esias Bedingar have been named finalists for the 2021 Verizon and CGI University Social Innovation Challenge. This Stage 1 award will help Kuretu and Bedingar develop their translation app Macaw, which will "democratize translation services in healthcare" by allowing health care workers and international aid workers to communicate with patients across any two languages in real time. Tino is an economics major and a global health minor. Read more: "Grant Supports Undergraduate's Global Health Translation App"
Guerrero Named Goldwater Scholar
Carolina Guerrero '23, whose passion for chemistry was clear to all who met her during Dartmouth Adventures in STEM (2019), has been awarded a prestigious Goldwater Scholarship, supporting sophomores and juniors pursuing degrees in STEM disciplines.
Read more: "Carolina Guerrero '23 and Ian Stiehl '22 Are Goldwater Scholars"
SuaCode Puts the Power of Coding in the Palm of Your Hand
In collaboration with Victor Kumbol, EEJP Alum George Boateng developed SuaCode, an eight-week smartphone-based course designed to teach coding. While initially developed to teach coding to high school students in his home country of Ghana, Boateng hopes SuaCode will introduce students around the globe to coding. Read more: "He built a smartphone-based platform to teach young people to code—and tackle Africa's IT skills gap in the process"