Meet the 2016 Minerva Fellows

Eight seniors were chosen to represent the College's Minerva Fellows program.
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Meet the 2016 Minerva Fellows


Eight Union College seniors were chosen to represent the College's 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 nine 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:

Johnny Martin

Johnny Martin

Yanapuma, Estero de Platano, Ecuador

Zibusiso Dhlamini

Zibusiso Dhlamini

2016-2017 Ray Marcinowski '76 Minerva Fellow, Yanapuma, Estero de Platano, Ecuador

Brianna Caruccio

Brianna Caruccio

2016-2017 Michael Rapaport '59 & Jo-Ann Friedman Minerva Fellow, Engeye, Ddegeya Village, Uganda

Matt Wolford

Matt Wolford

Engeye, Ddegeya Village, Uganda

Allison Borek

Allison Borek

The Global Child, Siem Reap, Cambodia

Emily Myers

Emily Myers

The Global Child, Siem Reap, Cambodia

Andrew Fellows

Andrew Fellows

Aspire, Kumasi, Ghana

David Roy

David Roy

2016-2017 Lauren Greene Cohen '78 Minerva Fellow Addressing HIV/AIDS and Health Care in Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa