The political science major explored the strategy of shaming in public health, building upon her internship work on rural sanitation in Mangochi, Malawi.
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Mercedes Davis '20, Deborah Ekwale BMC '21, and Valentina Zavala-Arbelaez '21 make up the first cohort of this new fellowship, an outgrowth of the longstanding Haverford House Fellows, that partners recent graduates with entry-level positions at nonprofits in Philadelphia.
The former CPGC Fellow will build on her 2018 water access internship by researching how local livelihoods around the Lake Victoria basin must be both adaptive and resilient in light of hydro-climatic disasters.