Meet the 2022-23 Civic Engagement Organizers!

Sam Lee ’25
Organizing Theme: Environment & Sustainability

Eagan, Minnesota – Undecided
Fun Fact: I have three chickens!
WYR: Would rather have a teleporter than a time machine

Zahra Jumani ’23
Organizing Theme: Health & Wellness 
Naperville, IL – Economics
Ideal meal: I am a big fan of Italian food, so I’d say anything with pasta!
Happy place: One of my happy places is my home back in Pakistan. Though I don’t get to visit often, the memories I make are unforgettable!

Emma Malcolm ’23
Organizing Theme: Immigrants & Refugees
Brooklyn, NY – Media and Cultural Studies
Ideal meal: A BLT and an iced coffee
Fun fact: Self proclaimed Pitbull superfan

Portrait of Sophia SalinasSophia Salinas ’24
Organizing Theme: Spanish Language Opportunities
Chicago, IL- Educational Studies & TBD
Ideal meal: My mom’s homemade baked mac and cheese with a side of hot wings!
Happy place: Chicago’s lakefront or my grandma’s backyard!

Briana Jimenez ’24
Organizing Theme: Youth & Tutoring

Houston, TX –  Undecided
Ideal meal: Tamales!
Happy place: The park!

Anh Nguyen ’25
Organizing Theme: Youth & Tutoring
Hanoi, Vietnam – International Studies with Educational Studies Minor
Fun Fact: I was born in Moscow, Russia and was *this* close to getting a duo citizenship.
WYR: Would rather spend a year in an island alone than spend a week alone in the ocean.

Lola Brown ’23
Organizing Theme: Policy & Justice Work
Hopkins, MN – Political Science
Ideal meal: Always spaghetti!
WYR: Would rather spend a week alone in the ocean than a year in an island alone.

Natalie Parsons
LOC Coordinator

Ma’Kahsa Lane ’24
Bonner Program Assistant

KCMO- Neuroscience major 
Fun fact: I love to binge watch anime
Happy place: wherever the sky is pretty 

Yinka Saba ’24
Office Assistant
Elk Grove Village, IL – Undecided
Ideal meal: Anything seafood!
Happy place: Mississippi River Rock Cliffs!

Kayla Edmundson
Office Assistant