Past Fellows & Interns

Bailey Jordan, Former Social Impact Intern

Bailey is a current student at Fordham University Rose Hill double majoring in Anthropology and French. In addition, she is a dancer, avid-traveler, and community service volunteer based in Manhattan. She is hoping to pursue a career in global health and human services.  Bailey has a special interest in promoting education and medical accessibility for underrepresented minorities. She is looking forward to using her knowledge and experience towards a career that makes a positive social impact.

Margo Labkovich, Former JFEW Eleanor Roosevelt Scholar Intern

Marharyta “Margo” Labkovich is a junior undergraduate student at Hunter College, majoring in Biology and completing an interdisciplinary study program at Thomas Hunter Honors with a focus in psychology. She immigrated with her family from Belarus six years ago and attended high school in the United States, where she graduated from Susan E. Wagner High School with Honors. Even in High School, Margo exhibited her inner passion for ensuring community health through extensive volunteering at Sea View Rehabilitation Center and completion of a Model City Council internship, which required her to be a New York City district representative during the mock debate on enacting a public policy.

At present, Margo commits her time to contributing to her community by participating and taking leadership roles in various nonprofit and volunteer organizations such as Peer Health Exchange, Heart to Heart, PAVERS (Patient Advocacy Volunteer in Emergency Research Services), and Project Healthcare, and also by continuing to volunteer at Sea View Rehabilitation Center. In these programs, she assists in delivering health care and learns from shadowing, clinical research, and public health workshops. Being an educator for Peer Health Exchange, she reaches out to teens by teaching health information and skills that are going to support their physical and mental health. As a part of her major, Margo is involved in neurobiological lab research that seeks to decipher anxiety pathways. As for her academic success at Hunter College, she is on the Dean’s List as well as a member of Golden Key Honor Society. Margo’s policy interest concerns public health, particularly in regards to disease prevention. She is a proud member of 2015-2017 JFEW Eleanor Roosevelt Scholar Program for which she is interning at the Small World Initiative. Margo aspires to pursue a career in medicine and impact public health policies after graduation.

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Christina Moawad, Former Friends for Change Fellow

Christina Moawad is currently a senior majoring in Biomedical Engineering at The City College of New York. She is also a student at Macaulay Honors College. Christina is pursuing an MD/PhD in biomechanics. She hopes to one day work with national and international organizations to provide solutions to improve translational science in underdeveloped communities. Her recent accomplishments include four journal publications and being awarded the 2015 National Goldwater Honorable Mention. Christina plans to integrate her biomedical knowledge to contribute to innovative ideas that address health-related problems, in order to improve people’s quality of life. In her spare time, she enjoys drawing, playing basketball, and solving Sudoku puzzles.

Lindsay Smith, Former The New School Nonprofit Management Capstone Intern