Northeastern student Arunika Makam is the co-president of the Northeastern chapter of Peer Health Exchange, a national non-profit organization that focuses on helping people of high-school age make healthy choices.
Innovative Business Ideas Come From Everyone. These Students Are Making Sure Everyone Gets A Chance.
“The big piece of it is to create a more diverse entrepreneurial ecosystem at Northeastern and make sure we can encourage anyone, regardless of background, to come and explore entrepreneurship and innovation in any way that interests them.”
Education (And Lady Gaga) Helped Her Pave Her Path Forward. Now She Wants To Give Others The Same Opportunity.
Makaila Cerrone, who recently graduated with degrees in political science and psychology, will start at MissionSafe, a Boston-based nonprofit organization, in August to work to prepare Black and Hispanic children for high school and college.
The goal of the accelerator, says Eliana Berger, a Northeastern business and psychology student who founded Envision...is to “democratize access to these opportunities” for those who face barriers to getting their companies off the ground.
Shellaina Gordon, a biochemistry student at Northeastern, is the recipient of a Goldwater Scholarship to support her pursuit of a career in medicine and science.
She’s Helping Black And Other Under-Represented Law Students Move From The Classroom To The Courtroom
Lisa Brathwaite is program manager and student relations specialist in the Center for Co-op and Career Development in Northeastern’s School of Law, and has worked to increase the number of students of color in judicial clerkships.
Northeastern awards grants to 6 universities to help increase the number of women in computer sciences
Northeastern University’s Center for Inclusive Computing has awarded the first round of grant funding to six higher education institutions, in order to help recruit and retain more women in their computer science programs and boost the representation of women in the field as a whole.