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Meet Our Spring 2020 Diversity Advocates Scholars

Jan 10, 2020 11:50:51 AM / by Jessie Gibson

At CAPA, we seek to foster increased student diversity and to provide all participants with the opportunity to explore, challenge and redefine their identities in distinct ways. Launched in Spring 2017, the Diversity Advocates Program (DAP) is an extension of this philosophy and provides resources for advocates to pursue diversity initiatives of their own within their global cities.

CAPA is pleased to announce the Spring 2020 cohort of Diversity Advocates Program Scholars!

Isabel Robles, University of Missouri-Columbia

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Isabelle Robles is a junior at the University of Missouri-Columbia studying journalism with minors in English and Public Service. Her degree focuses on marketing and Public Relations and she hopes to use these skills to work in an organization that focuses on education and children's rights. Isabelle will be pursuing a master's degree in journalism next year to learn more about international communication theory and is elated to be studying and interning abroad in with CAPA. Isabelle is originally from Iowa City, Iowa and loves trying out new restaurants and finding the best local chai latte. 

 

Lily Tang, UMass Amherst

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Lily Tang is a Junior at UMass Amherst studying Political Science and Asian American Studies. She is the Program Coordinator at the Yuri Kochiyama Cultural Center and work to create impactful events for the UMass community. She is passionate about civic engagement and
community organizing and hopes to further develop her skills and gain experience by interning in Shanghai, China this Spring! Out of her study abroad experience, Lily hopes to broaden her knowledge of US-China relations.

 

 

Raquel Villaneuva, Lehigh University

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Raquel Villanueva, who goes by Rocky, is a junior at Lehigh University. Sports have always been a large part of Raquel’s life and she has been part of the Lehigh Cheerleading team for three years. In addition to her interest in sports, Raquel is a Lehigh Admissions Ambassador. The Admission Ambassador program hosts events aimed at increasing the diversity of the Lehigh campus. She is excited to be a DAP Scholar during her time abroad in Buenos Aires, Argentina this Spring.

 

 

 

If you have any questions about the program or the application, please contact sparker@capa.org.

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Topics: Diversity Abroad, Scholarships & Financing