Hometown: West Harrison, New York
Major(s): Community Health, Arabic Language & Cultural Studies, and Biology
Siwaar Abouhala is a fourth-year undergraduate student at Tufts University majoring in community health, Arabic, and biology, with an interest in maternal health disparities and Arab American health research. She is the Founder and Senior Advisor of MARCH: Maternal Advocacy and Research for Community Health, an over 100-member group that is the first maternal health undergraduate-run organization at Tufts University and largest in the nation that aims to increase awareness and education among college-aged students about maternal disparities and initiatives. She is a founding member and Research Assistant in the Research & Grants Committee...
Hometown: Milton, Massachusetts
Major(s): English and Africana Studies
Isabelle Charles is a senior from Milton, MA, majoring in English and Africana studies. Her family hails from Haiti, Jamaica, and Panama. During her tenure at Tufts, she was President of the Tufts English Society, Co-President of The Ladies of Essence Acapella Group, Poetry and Prose Editor of The Tufts Observer where she edited student work on a regular basis and led the Creative Issue, and Editor-in-Chief of Onyx magazine...
Hometown: Yorktown, Virginia
Major: Interdisciplinary Studies
Yenna is a senior from Yorktown, Virginia. She was born in Seoul, South Korea, and moved to the US when she was one year old. During her time at Tufts, she designed her own interdisciplinary studies major that explores the disciplines of biomedical sciences, public health, and entrepreneurship. Through her major, she has gained a great appreciation for understanding the world through various lenses. Her passions and interests lie within the field of healthcare, and she is fascinated by how different sectors can collaborate to create innovative, life-changing solutions for alleviating barriers and other issues...
Hometown: Long Island, New York
Major: Political Science
Minor(s): Economics and Urban Studies
Zachary is a senior from Long Island, New York, majoring in Political Science with double minors in Economics and Urban Studies. At Tufts, Zachary has received widespread recognition as a student leader, community organizer, and compassionate classmate...
Hometown: Dallas, Texas
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Leslie will graduate with a Mechanical Engineering degree. She is originally from San Luis Potosi, Mexico but was raised in Dallas, Texas with her four siblings and a dog.
Her interest in engineering was ignited by the work of her grandfather, a Mexican farmer...
Hometown: Riverside, Rhode Island
Major(s): Political Science and Music, Sound, and Culture
Jaden is currently a senior double majoring in Political Science and Music, Sound, and Culture. Jaden grew up in Riverside, Rhode Island and attended Moses Brown School in Providence.
Jaden currently serves as a representative for the Tufts undergraduate student body as the TCU President...
Hometown: Hanover, New Hampshire
Kai grew up in Hanover, NH with his parents, older brother, and younger sister (who now attends Tufts). He is currently studying Biopsychology on the premed track with a minor in Philosophy. Coming to Tufts, Kai knew he wanted to study neuroscience and was set on a biopsychology major, becoming a member of Psi Chi – the psychology honor society – and Phi Beta Kappa, Delta of Massachusetts...
Hometown: Toronto, Canada
Major(s): Computer Science and Psychology
Tilly is a senior from Toronto, Canada, pursuing a degree in Computer Science and Psychology. She is very interested in the intersection of healthcare and data science, and would like to use her technical skills to make meaningful contributions to healthcare in the future...
Hometown: Lake Worth, Florida
Major: Biomedical Engineering
Enrique Rodriguez is a Cape Verdean and Puerto Rican American, from Lake Worth, Florida. Enrique is graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering. Enrique’s Tufts experience began with the Bridge to Engineering Success at Tufts (BEST) Program, which laid the foundation for them to succeed in their next years at Tufts...
Hometown: Portland, Oregon
Major: Community Health
BR is a senior from Los Angeles studying Community Health and Portuguese. They are committed to community-led solutions to address the social conditions and policies that impact health and wellness.
In their time at Tufts, they've participated in several student groups, including tutoring women incarcerated at MCI-Framingham with the Petey Greene program, working as a student research coordinator for the Brazilian Immigrant Health Study, organizing...
Hometown: Santa Cruz, Brazil
Maycon Santos earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Psychology with honors from Tufts University. While at Tufts, Maycon was a Laidlaw Scholar, worked in the Spatial Navigation Lab under Professor Holly Taylor where he wrote his senior thesis with distinction. He co-authored the paper "Two-handed Design: Development of Food Personality Framework Using Mixed Method Needfinding" which was published at the Conference on Human Factors...
Hometown: Greenbelt, Maryland
Major: Community Health
Beverly Udegbe is a senior at Tufts University majoring in Community Health on the Pre-medical track and minoring in Spanish. Being a first-generation Nigerian-American from Greenbelt, Maryland, Beverly has a special appreciation for rich cultures and aims to surround herself with diverse groups of people. Her interests are centered on social determinants of health and how health inequity results in poor health outcomes for minority, especially Black, communities. She is also passionate about advocacy and how civic engagement can better form the healthcare field...