MISSION STATEMENT

Encouraging young leaders from 14 pre-selected California Colleges and Universities to undertake a high-impact project in public service or social change in their junior or senior year.

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The Donald A. Strauss Scholarship Foundation

5001 Birch Street, Newport Beach, CA 92660

Phone: 949.955.1930  

Email: admin@straussfoundation.org

 

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Sarah Averback
Former Scholar Reflection

2017 SCHOLARS

Marisa Carino

Loyola Marymount University

Project Title: Empower HER

Cecelia DiMino

University of California Berkeley

Project Title: Chords for Progression

Areian Eghbali

University of California San Diego

Project Title: Educational Advancement Program

Phong Hong

University of California Riverside

Project Title: Project 51- The Refugee Empowerment Project

Aanchal Johri

Stanford

Project Title: Paperfuge: A Low-Cost, Electricity-Free Centrifuge for Point of Care Diagnostics in Low-Resource Communities

Pranuthi Kanneganti

University of California Merced

Project Title: Stepping Into Science

Ioannis Kournoutas

University of California Davis

Project Title: Inspire to Aspire: Mentorship Services for At-Risk H.S. Students in Underserved Populations (Shared Project)

Jason Li

Stanford

Project Title: Theatrical Vignettes as an Educational Tool to Improve Communication and Wellbeing in Asian-American Families

Sara Murphy

Pomona

Project Title: Music Education in Pomona

Marcus Myers

Loyola Marymount University

Project Title: Empowering Young Indigenous Women Through Healthcare Education

Bhavesh Patel

University of California Irvine

Project Title: Towards A Healthy Future: A Youth-Based Community-Wide Tobacco Intervention in Rural India

Catherine Rivas

University of California Davis

Project Title: Esperanza Project: A Women's Health Initiative to Bring Breast Cancer Prevention and Awareness Services to Yolo County

Teofanny Saragi

Pomona

Project Title: SEEDS: Seeking Educational Empowerment, Diversity and Solidarity

Akhila Yechuri

University of California Merced

Project Title: Civic Education In the Central Valley

Sina Zarandi

University of California Davis

Project Title: Inspire to Aspire: Mentorship Services for At-Risk H.S. Students in Underserved Populations (Shared Project)

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