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May 2013 BDP Graduates Set Out to Change the World

At the close of the spring semester, over 60 students across the BDPs graduated with certificates. Representing more than 40 areas of study, this outstanding group of students completed 53 internships, 55 research projects, and eight creative projects. These students are now pursuing exciting educational and career paths.

Neha Aziz, Film Studies
Intern
The Austin Chronicle
Austin, TX

Gracelin Baskaran, Social Inequality, Health & Policy
Fulbright Fellow
United States Department of State
Pretoria, South Africa

Leslie Chang, Social Inequality, Health & Policy
Doctor of Medicine and Doctor of Philosophy candidate in the Medical Scientist Training Program
Duke University
Durham, NC

Gwen Cubit, Human Rights & Social Justice
Master of Science in Social Work candidate
The University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX

Gloria Delgadillo, Cultural Studies
Union Organizer
Texas American Federation of Teachers
Dallas, TX

Kim Do, Social Inequality, Health & Policy
Doctor of Dental Surgery candidate
The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio
San Antonio, TX

Paige Elberger, Ethics & Leadership
Juris Doctor candidate
The University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX

Andrea Faz, Children & Society
Master of Arts candidate in Speech-Language Pathology
The University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX

Tatum Fritz, Children & Society
Master of Science candidate in Speech-Language Pathology
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, TN

Krystal Hawkins, Digital Arts & Media
Master of Arts candidate in Advertising
The University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX

Saher Hyderali, Social Inequality, Health & Policy
Master of Arts candidate in Communication and Learning Disorders
Our Lady of the Lake University
San Antonio, TX

Sakina Karimjee, Ethics & Leadership
Doctor of Medicine candidate
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Urbana, IL

Chen-Han Lee, Ethics & Leadership
AmeriCorps Health Corps Member
River Region Human Services
Jacksonville, FL

Taylor McCaslin, Digital Arts & Media
Interaction Designer
Indeed.com
Austin, TX

Madalyn McDaniel
AmeriCorps VISTA
Texas Hunger Initiative
Houston, TX

Lizz Melville, Human Rights & Social Justice
Teacher
Teach for America – ReStart Academy
New York, NY

Aileen O’Leary, Global Studies
Master of Research candidate in Security, Conflict, and Justice
University of Bath
Bath, England, UK

Christopher Robertson, Cultural Studies
Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy candidate in Sociology
Northwestern University
Evanston, IL

Jennifer Sunny, Social Inequality, Health & Policy
Doctor of Osteopathy candidate
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Brandenton, FL

Steven Vanderworp, Digital Arts & Media
Media Production Manager
Campus Renewal Ministries
Austin, TX

Antonio Ventura, Social Inequality, Health & Policy
Math Teacher
Houston Independent School District
Houston, TX

Ben Weiss, Human Rights & Social Justice
Doctor of Philosophy candidate in African and African Diaspora Studies
The University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX

Tabitha Wills, Children & Society
Master of Science candidate in Communication Sciences and Disorders
The University of Texas at Dallas
Dallas, TX

Jeff Zhao, Ethics & Leadership
Implementation Consultant
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Madison, WI

Written by: 
Erin Thomas