Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA Candidate for B.S. in Environmental Engineering, GPA
2010 (expected) Minor in Biology; Humanities concentration in Economics Relevant coursework: Structural Engineering, Ecology, Environmental Biology and Chemistry, Environmental Microbiology, Engineering Design, Genetics, Multivariable and Differential Calculus, Micro and Macroeconomics.
Building Bridges Through Leadership Training, Chittagong, Bangladesh Project Coordinator and Team Leader
June 2008 – August 2008
Winner of Kathryn Wasserman’s 100 Projects for Peace 2008 for program focused on creating dialogue between diverse youth groups through a service oriented leadership program. Led a team of seven professionals to complete $12,500 project. Recruited, interviewed applicants. Drafted publicity materials. Conducted group lectures with participants. Worked in local slum for designing community service component of program for students. Program boasts 93% graduation rate, 670 hours of community service and will continue as a non-profit. October 2007 – January 2008
MIT Biomaterials Science and Engineering Laboratory, Cambridge, MA Research Assistant
Tested anti-oxidant ability of palm oil extracts. Created data spreadsheets and graphical representation of results.
International Center for Diarrhoeal Diseases Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh Volunteer Research Assistant, Tuberculosis Laboratory
June 2007 – July 2007
Secured funding for service learning project through MIT Public Service Center. Cultured bacterial strains to test new drugs for multi-drug resistant Tuberculosis bacteria.
Winner of Kathryn Wasserman Projects for Peace 10K Award: Nationwide competition for social service initiative March 2008 MIT Public Service Center Fellowship April...