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Tucker Student Spotlight

 Cathy Liebowitz '15

Cathy Liebowitz '15
Student Director of CCESP Nicaragua

Major: Environmental Studies

Hometown: Plainfield, NH

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Current DPCS Post-Grad Fellows

First Year Fellows

William Hirschfeld '14

Community Health Services fellow, Harlem Children's Zone
New York, NY

William works as a Community Health Services Fellow at the Harlem Children's Zone, a non-profit organization designed to give children the individualized support they need to get to and through college and become productive, self-sustaining adults. In his role, he is sharing his passion for physical activity and nutrition with Harlem's youth in working with HCZ's Healthy Harlem program, an innovative healthy living initiative designed to serve the community at scale. As a SIBS mentor at Dartmouth and an aspiring medical school student, William's work at HCZ combines his love for working with children and addressing pressing medical needs of the community. William is particularly looking forward to living in New York City and interacting with people of different backgrounds to help improve health outcomes.

Eve Zelinger '14

Paralegal, Manhattan District Attorney's Office: Rackets Bureau
New York, NY

Eve works as a paralegal in the Rackets Bureau of the Manhattan District Attorney's Office, a governmental agency that conducts long-term investigations into the corrupt activities of criminal enterprises. As a paralegal in this bureau, Eve will be researching and gathering court documents to aid in some of the District Attorney's Office's most important cases in the areas of organized crime, public corruption, corruption and fraud in the construction industry. Eve's passion for legal work in the public sector stems from her past experience serving as an intern in the Criminal Division of the U.S. Justice Department, wherein she collaborated with attorneys and paralegals to write and review extradition requests and referral letters to attorneys, foreign authorities and government agencies. Eve is very excited to be joining a network of other DPCS fellows who are also excited to help address the problems that face our society.

Lucia Qian '14

Foster Care Caseworker, Children's Aid Society
New York, NY

Lucia works as a foster care case worker at the Children's Aid Society, a private agency providing a wide array of health-based, education, cultural, job-training and developmental programs and services for foster children with emotional disturbances. In her role, Lucia supports children and families in the therapeutic foster care program; through monthly home visits and attendance at court hearings, she is responsible for helping them connect to appropriate services and receive necessary support. At Dartmouth, Lucia worked for the Dartmouth Undergraduate Dean's Office as a Student Consultant, mentoring first-year students as they transitioned to college life. After serving the New England Baptist Hospital on a DPCS internship, Lucia's interest in community service was sparked. She continues to add to her service experience and her passion for working with children by working as a foster care caseworker at Children's Aid Society this year.

Isha Flores '14

Office Manager, Uncommon Schools
New York, NY

Isha works as an Office Manager with Uncommon Schools, an organization that starts and manages outstanding urban charter public schools that close the achievement gap and prepare low-income students to graduate from college. She will be based at Williamsburg Collegiate Charter School in Brooklyn and will work to support the school's leadership team on a wide variety of projects. She will collect data and manage presentations to board members, staff and community members, submit grants, engage families and community members, and serve as a substitute teacher. As a result of her service work at Dartmouth and her experience working for the NY State Senate, Isha expects and looks forward to the atypical challenges of public service.

Jovalee Thompson '14

Academic Coordinator: Student Support Services, City Public Charter School
Washington, DC

Jovalee works as an Academic Coordinator at City Public Charter School, an organization in her home town of Washington, DC designed to empower students for lifelong success by building strong character, promoting academic excellence, and generating public service. Jovalee has dedicated much of her time at Dartmouth to working with and mentoring Dartmouth students and community members alike. In her work as a First Year Peer Mentor, Jovalee worked with Dartmouth students in improving their academic skills. Additionally, as a member of the Dartmouth Women's Rugby Club, she taught middle school students in the Upper Valley the basics of rugby. Jovalee is very appreciative to have the opportunity to continue working in her community and communities like hers to foster a love for learning and an appreciation for education.

Lipsa Panda '14

Healthcare Ambassador: Kaiser Permanente, Mid-Atlantic Group
Washington, DC

Lipsa works as a Healthcare Ambassador at Kaiser Permanente, a hospital that seeks to provide affordable, high quality healthcare to the communities they serve. Lipsa works on a team that travels to on-site safety net clinics, increasing patient volumes, expanding operations and broadening the range of services providers Kaiser Permanente is able to offer.

 

Second Year Fellows

Anna Morenz '13 

Foster Care Caseworker, Children's Aid Society
New York NY

Anna works as a foster care case worker at the Children's Aid Society, a private agency providing a wide array of health-based, education, cultural, job-training and developmental programs and services for foster children with emotional disturbances. In her role, she supports children and families in the therapeutic foster care program; through monthly home visits and attendance at court hearings, she is responsible for helping them connect to appropriate services and receive necessary support. As an anthropology major and pre-med student, Anna became interested in the social determinants of health that are often overlooked in our current system of technological biomedicine. As a result, social work interested her as a potential post-graduate job before committing to medical school. The opportunity to work with Children's Aid as a foster care caseworker in New York City is thus a dream job for Anna.

Vaidehi Mujumdar '13

Project Development Fellow, HealthCare Chaplaincy
New York, NY

Vaidehi works as the Project Development Fellow for HealthCare Chaplaincy, an organization that seeks to integrate spirituality and science by engaging in the research, education and practice of spirit-centered palliative care. She will develop and participate in the execution of pilot programs and quality improvement projects with HealthCare Chaplaincy's hospital partners. As a double major in Biology & Anthropology modified with Ethics, Vaidehi became interested in a holistic approach to health and wellness. Vaidehi brings an extensive background in public health and health policy that she hopes will help shape her career as a physician. Through her health-focused experiences domestically and internationally, Vaidehi has come to value the role of spirituality in creating a positive effect on health care outcomes.

Natalia Agredo '13

Office Manager, Uncommon Schools
New York, NY

Natalia will work as an Office Manager with Uncommon Schools. She will be based at Ocean Hill Collegiate Charter School team in Brooklyn and will work to support the school's leadership team on a wide variety of projects. She will collect data and manage presentations to board members, staff and community members, submit grants, engage families and community members, and serve as a substitute teacher. At Dartmouth, Natalia served as the Finance Director for Dartmouth Global Leadership Program, conducted research for the Rockefeller Center's Public Policy Research Shop, supported her peers as a Sexpert, and served as Secretary for her sorority, Kappa Delta. At Dartmouth, Natalia became very passionate about fixing educational inequality and she is excited to work for Uncommon Schools, "an incredible organization that changes the lives of thousands of students every day."

Lindsey Romero '13

Associate Program Manager, Big Brothers Big Sisters of NYC
New York, NY

As Associate Program Manager at Big Brothers Big Sisters of NYC, Lindsey will work to match youth with adult volunteers in one-to-one mentoring relationships in the city. She will additionally conduct psychosocial interviews, write clinic assessments and provide supervision and support of matches and match outreach. Lindsey was first drawn to the position of Associate Program Manager for BBBS of NYC because she has always been interested in social justice work that specifically targets children who may be facing adversity. Her previous work as an America Reads elementary school tutor and YMCA camp counselor impressed upon her the importance of mentorship. As a psychology major, she is familiar with issues of mental and emotional well-being and believes that mentorship can be a powerful way to ensure that all children are presented with the opportunity to lead healthy, successful lives.

Molly Hassell '13

Paralegal, Manhattan District Attorney's Office
New York, NY

Molly Hassell works as a paralegal in Sex Crimes Unit of the Manhattan District Attorney's Office.  Here she will act as a Trial Preparations Assistant, sit in on witness interviews, write legal correspondence and subpoenas, and compile necessary documents to ensure a fair trial for all concerned.  Molly brings with her an extensive background in government service, research, and legal field work.  She has interned for U.S. Senator Hagan, has been a U.S. House Page, a North Carolina Governor's Page, and a N.C. Senate Page.  She has worked as a Presidential Scholar and has completed research at Duke University, at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland, at UNC-Chapel Hill, and at UNC-Greensboro in the fields of classics/ religion, history, and astronomy.  Molly also worked at Davis Polk & Wardwell, a corporate law firm in NYC, where she first fell in love with the city.  Molly hopes to use this experience in the DA's office to further explore the legal field and help better her community through her work in its criminal justice system.  She hopes to use her spare time to continue her devotion to Classical studies and languages.

Last Updated: 10/1/14