Meet the 2015 Minerva Fellows

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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