Eleven Union College seniors were recently chosen to represent the College's next Minerva Fellows program.
They will travel the globe to work in developing countries while paired up with a social entrepreneurial organization. The students will work for 9 months and return to the College and live in a Minerva house for one month, where they will participate in a social entrepreneurial course and educate current students about their experiences abroad.
This year's fellows are:
Engeye, Ddegeya Village, Uganda: Charlotte Bloom and Joe Hinderstein
The Global Child, Siem Reap, Cambodia: Kyle Tevlin and Maggie Hoffman
Yanapuma, Estero de Platano, Ecuador: Lacey Reimer and Gerardo Reyes
Shandong Huihe Autism Education Center, Jinan, China: Ruwimbo Makoni and Yilun Zhang
Witkoppen Health and Welfare Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa: Mary Beth Gadarwoski
Fashion 4 Freedom, Hue, Vietnam: Caroline Brustowicz
Bagru Textiles, Bagru, India: Davis Cutter