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Meet the Current Fellows

2017-2018 Fellowships

ACLU of Colorado

Denver, CO
Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2005

Emilia Delgado Heinz

Emilia Delgado Heinz '17
Yearlong Fellow
Major: Psychology
Hometown: Manhattan Beach, CA

Fellowship Description

Morgen Seim

Morgen Seim '18
Summer Fellow
Major: Comparative Literature
Hometown: Somers, NY


Fellowship Description

The Arc of the Pikes Peak Region

Colorado Springs, CO
Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2014

Mary Rose Donahue

Mary Rose Donahue '18
Summer Fellow
Major: English Literature
Hometown: Lake Bluff, IL

Fellowship Description

Atlas Preparatory School

Colorado Springs, CO
Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2014

Lindsey Salhus

Lindsey Salhus '18
Summer Fellow
Major: English Literature
Hometown: Plymouth, MN

Fellowship Description

Bayaud Enterprises

Denver, CO
Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2017

Julia Gledhill

Julia Gledhill '20
Summer Fellow
Major: undeclared
Hometown: Charlotte, NC

Fellowship Description

The Bell Policy Center

Denver, CO
Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2004

Samantha Saccomanno

Samantha Saccomanno '17
Yearlong Fellow
Major: Political Science
Hometown: Grass Valley, CA

Fellowship Description

Caring for Colorado Foundation

Denver, CO
Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2014

Katasha Nail Dasilva

Katasha Nail Dasilva '17
Yearlong Fellow
Major: Global Health & the Human Psyche
Hometown: Lakeway, TX

Fellowship Description

Catamount Institute

Colorado Springs, CO
Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2008

Siqi Wei

Siqi Wei '17
Summer Fellow
Major: Environmental Science
Hometown: Bejing, China

Fellowship Description

Chinook Fund

Denver, CO
Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2016

Marcela Onate-Trules

Marcela Onate-Trules '18
Summer Fellow
Major: Sociology
Hometown: Walnut Creek, CA

Fellowship Description

City of Colorado Springs: Dept. of Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Services

Colorado Springs, CO
Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2014

Elena Perez

Elena Perez '19
Summer Fellow
Major: English Literature
Hometown: Madison, WI

Fellowship Description

Colorado Consumer Health Initiative

Denver, CO
Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2007

Terrell Blei

Terrell Blei '17
Yearlong Fellow 
Major: Molecular Biology
Hometown: Morrison, CO

Fellowship Description

Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing

Denver, CO
Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2017

Carina Rodriguez Jaimes

Carina Rodriguez Jaimes '17
Summer Fellow
Major: Psychology
Hometown: San Fernando, CA

Fellowship Description

Elianna Clayton

Elianna Clayton '20
Summer Fellow
Major: undeclared
Hometown: Lexington, MA

Fellowship Description

Jared Russell

Jared Russell '18
Summer Fellow
Major: Political Science/Philosophy
Hometown: Pueblo, CO

Fellowship Description

Colorado Education Initiative

Denver, CO
Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2016

Zoe Gibson

Zoe Gibson '17
Yearlong Fellow
Major: Sociology
Hometown: Santa Fe, NM

Fellowship Description

Colorado Fiscal Institute

Denver , CO
Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2013

Zijing Michael Wu

Michael Zijing Wu '17
Yearlong Fellow
Major: International Political Economy
Hometown: Shanghai, China

Fellowship Description

Colorado League of Charter Schools

Denver, CO
Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2011

Mannuel Meraz

Manuel Meraz '19
Summer Fellow
Major: Sociology
Hometown: Denver, CO

Fellowship Description

Conservation Colorado

Denver, CO
Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2013

Emelie Frojen

Emelie Frojen '17
Yearlong Fellow
Major: Environmental Policy
Hometown: Corona del Mar, CA

Fellowship Description

Denver Scholarship Foundation

Denver, CO
Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2014

Emma Kepes

Emma Kepes '17
Yearlong Fellow
Major: Psychology
Hometown: San Antonio, TX

Fellowship Description

DSST Public Schools

Denver, CO
Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2009

Livia Abuls

Livia Abuls '17
Yearlong Fellow
Major: History/Political Science
Hometown: Winnetka, IL

Fellowship Description

The Gill Foundation

Denver, CO
Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2015

Emma Kerr

Emma Kerr '19
Summer Fellow
Major: Sociology
Hometown: Houston, TX

Fellowship Description

The Greenway Fund/Fountain Creek Watershed Flood Control and Greenway District

Colorado Springs, CO
Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2017

Cat Braza

Catherine Braza '18
Summer Fellow
Major: Environmental Science
Hometown: Colorado Springs, CO

Fellowship Description

Innovations in Aging Collaborative

Colorado Springs , CO
Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2015

Natasha Riveron

Natasha Riveron '17
Yearlong Fellow
Major: History
Hometown: Monclova, OH

Fellowship Description

ICAST (International Center for Appropriate and Sustainable Technology)

Denver, CO
Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2016

Robin Berk

Robin Berk '17
Yearlong Fellow
Major: Sociology
Hometown: Waban, MA

Fellowship Description

Mental Health Colorado

Denver, CO
Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2016

Cassie Cohen

Cassie Cohen '17
Yearlong Fellow
Major: Psychology
Hometown: Lincoln, MA

Fellowship Description

National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL)

Denver, CO
Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2008

Olivia Berlin NCSL Communications Division
Olivia Berlin '18

Summer Fellow
Major: English/Creative Writing
Hometown: Bellevue, WA

Fellowship Description
Ethan Greenberg NCSL Education Program
Ethan Greenberg '20

Summer Fellow
Major: undeclared
Hometown: Denver, CO

Fellowship Description

OMNI Institute

Denver, CO
Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2011

Karolina Szymanska

Karolina Szymanska '17
Yearlong Fellow
Major: Sociology
Hometown: Warsaw, Poland

Fellowship Description

Jack Gurr

Jack Gurr '18
Summer Fellow
Major: Political Science
Hometown: Denver, CO

Fellowship Description

One Colorado Education Fund

Denver, CO
Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2013

Willa Rentel

Willa Rentel '18
Summer Fellow
Major: Sociology
Hometown: New York, NY

Fellowship Description

Palmer Land Trust

Colorado Springs, CO
Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2014

Lily Weissgold

Lily Weissgold '20
Summer Fellow
Major: Environmental Policy
Hometown: Burlington, VT

Fellowship Description

ProgressNow Colorado Education

Denver, CO
Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2015

Valeria Peralta

Valeria Peralta '20
Summer Fellow
Major: Computer Science (proposed)
Hometown: Miami, FL

Fellowship Description

Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado

Denver, CO
Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2011

 Marlee Akerson

Marlee Akerson '19
Summer Fellow
Major: Environmental Policy
Hometown: Denver, CO

Fellowship Description