The Equity & Inclusion Fellowship program supports the participation of students from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds at the Annual Fall Research Conference. Due to the 2020 APPAM Fall Conference
going virtual, the fellowship was changed this year. APPAM has awarded 20 fellowships—instead of the usual 40-to be part recognized at the 2020 Annual Fall Research Conference, that will be held virtually in November. The 20 Fellows will also have the opportunity to attend and be recognized at the 2021 APPAM Fall Research Conference in Austin, along with the 40 fellows that will be awarded in 2021.
The goal of this fellowship program is to introduce recipients to the world of public policy and APPAM and foster a lifelong affiliation and engagement with both. Special thanks to the Equity & Inclusion Fellowship Selection Committee for reviewing applications and selecting the recipients.
In the coming months we will feature bios of all the winners, as well as interviews and other digital content highlighting their work and backgrounds.
Congratulations to all the Equity & Inclusion Fellowship Recipients!
Mina Addo, University of Pennsylvania
Leah Awkward-Rich, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Shraddha Bandaru, Washington University In St. Louis
Silvana Bastante, University of Central Florida
Clifton Cottrell, University of Maryland
Jennifer Daniels, University of Delaware
Tasminda Dhaliwal, University of Southern California
Zita Dixon, Brandeis University
Justin Doromal, University of Virginia
Carlos Alberto Echeverria-Estrada, Claremont Graduate University
Elc Estrera, UNC Chapel Hill
Matt Fowle, University of Washington
Arsene Frederic, American University
William Jackson, Florida International University
Sara Jean-Francois, Brandeis University
Marilyn Markel, Western Michigan University
Brigid Olson, The Evergreen State College
Stephanie Puello, University of Colorado Denver
J'lin Rose, University of Central Florida
Tafadzwa Tivaringe, University of Colorado - Boulder