Awardee Archive


Sonia Blough, South Africa
Study abroad and research project on visual representations of post-apartheid South African culture through an analysis of public art (murals, street art, graffiti, etc.)

Gabrielle Cohen, South Africa
Mixed methods research project comparing and contrasting mental health and wellness at the University of Cape Town & USC

Brittany Fleck, South Africa
Study abroad and blog exploring the healthcare system, value nutrition & physicality play in health & wellness, and how aging is perceived













Nitika Johri, Uganda
Service-based internship with Spark and the Ocitoaka Community in a grassroots project

Jasper Leong, Ghana
Orphanage service trip with the Nyame Adom Foundation

Grace Marotta, South Africa
SEPELA field program and photo project researching primate behavior














Maria Jose (MJ) Plascencia, South Africa
Research project on the role of Jazz music played in the Apartheid District Six Community

Moira Turner South Africa
Study abroad and ethnographic research project on race, history, and culture


Audrey Emerson, Tanzania
Documentary detailing the lives of three women uplifting their communities

Michael Sturgis, South Africa
Vocal instruction in Voice Feminization


ASB Uganda, Uganda
Service collaboration with the Global Health Network and the communities of the Oyam District to provide support for education and transportation

Rachel Cowman, Kenya
Volunteer at Heshima Children’s Center

Jorge DeAvila, South Africa
Zulu practicum and research project on HIV in disadvantaged communities

Alice Lee, Uganda
Photography project on a Acama, a retiree of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), and his family












Ashley Lukashevsky, South Africa
Study abroad and research on arts and social movements

USC Globe Med, Ghana
Care Net Ghana maternal health project


Rohit Khanna, Uganda

Medical Supplies for Rural Communities

Bisrat Woldemichael, Ethiopia
Heritage trip and research on prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV/AIDS


Ayushi Gummandi, South Africa

Erica Patel, Kenya
Volunteer at Wema Children’s Center Orphanage


Anu Ramachandran, Tanzania
Research on HIV Education in Rural Tanzania – Support for International Change


Daniel Alvarado, Mozambique
Research project on the impact of Portuguese colonial urbanism and architecture

Silva Sevlian, Ethiopia
Heritage trip and documentary in her mother’s homeland

Emily Taymor, Senegal
Pre-production for HIV Film on Arranged Marriage