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Tish Scolnik (’10 Course 2) received two Fellowship awards from the Public Service Center to continue her work on the design of small-business wheelchairs in Tanzania, which was inspired by the ideas and skills she gained from a Service ...
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Caroline Huang (’10 Course 9) founded the MIT branch of Camp Kesem in her freshman year and has continued to coordinate the summer camp for children of cancer patients for the last three summers. As a freshman, Caroline did fundraising, ...
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Jason Scott (’10 Course 7) and Ryan Jackson (’10 Course 6) worked closely with the MIT Public Service Center during their senior year to create a public service opportunity for graduating seniors to spend a week before commencement using...
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Grace Lee (’10 Course 7) was the President of the MIT chapter of Habitat for Humanity (HFH). With the help of Public Service Grants, Grace Lee and MIT Habitat for Humanity volunteers have worked to provide Habitat families typically livi...
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Chris Moses (’10 Course 9) was awarded a Davis Projects for Peace Fellowship and participated in the Public Service Fellowship and Grants programs to continue his work with the telemedicine-based health care delivery system called Sana (...
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Scot Frank is a co-inventor of SolSource, a portable solar concentrator that can be used for heating the home, cooking and electricity generation. It was created to withstand the high winds of remote mountainous regions. Scot Frank and f...
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Tish Scolnik ('10 Course 2) is a co-inventor of the Leveraged Freedom Chair, a lever-powered wheelchair to assist in the ease of wheelchair travel in developing countries. Tish and her team of fellow inventors won a 2008 IDEAS Competitio...
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Zehra Ali (G Course 4) is a co-founder of Ghonsla, a developer, producer, and installer of renewable insulation for low-income housing in Northern Pakistan. Zehra and the rest of her Ghonsla team members, Emmanuel Arnaud, Mubarik Imam, a...
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Scot Frank ’09 participated in the Public Service Fellowship program, the MIT IDEAS Competition, and Student Leaders in Service. Scot was also part of the 2008 IDEAS Team, SolSource Project, which received the Yunus Challenge Award for ...
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Yi Wang ’09 received an MIT Public Service Center Grant to work in a D-Lab team on improving the efficiency of the charcoal and briquette production in Lunsar, Sierra Leone and other rural villages. After numerous trials, she found that ...
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Ting Shih SM '09 participated in the MIT Paul and Priscilla Gray Value-Added Internship program. Ting traveled to Botswana to implement the ClickDiagnostics telemedicine system she co-founded. The system connects community health workers...
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