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    The Fellows

    What have our summer/yearlong fellows
    been working on?

    Elle Hagler (Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains)

    Isabel Smith and Rachel Sheridan (Parent Possible)

    Kathryn Kenny (ACLU)

    Mary Kate Maloney (The Arc PPR)

    Belle Durkin (Peak Parent Center)

    Julia Shepard (Colorado Department of Health Care, Policy, and Financing)

    Eden Alemayehu (Gary Community Investments)

    Espy Thomson (Palmer Land Trust)

    Abbey Mercier (Summer 2019)

    Anna Gurolnick (Colorado League of Charter Schools)

    Crane Friedman (Towards Justice)

    Benjamin Swift (One Colorado Education)

    Maitland Robinson (Fountain Creek Watershed District)

    Bita Kavoosi (Chinook Fund)

    Madeline Nicholson (Inside Out Youth Services)

    2019-2020 PIFP Fellows + Associated Job Descriptions

    ACLU of Colorado (S + YL)

    Kathryn Kenney - Summer Fellowship Description

    Sam Fesshaie '19 - Yearlong Fellowship Description


    Atlas Preparatory School (S)

    Riley Figueroa - Summer Fellowship Description


    Bell Policy Center (YL)

    Mateo Parsons '19 - Yearlong Fellowship Description


    Catamount Institute (S)

    Tehya Watson - Summer Fellowship Description


    Chinook Fund (S)

    Bita Kavoosi - Summer Fellowship Description


    City of Colo. Springs: Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services (S)

    Andrew Austin - Summer Fellowship Description


    Colorado Center on Law and Policy (YL)

    Miguel Mendez '19 - Yearlong Fellowship Description 


    Colorado Consumer Health Initiative  (YL - 3)

    Saul Maravilla '19 - Yearlong Fellowship Description - CONSUMER ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

    Lam Quynh Vo '19 - Yearlong Fellowship Description - OUTREACH and COMMUNICATIONS

    Emma Sargent '19 - Yearlong Fellowship Description - POLICY


    Colorado Dept. of Health Care Policy and Financing (S - 2)

    Abigail Mercier (Office of Community Living)

    Julia Shepard (Health Programs Office)

    Summer Fellowship Description


    Colorado League of Charter Schools (S)

    Anna Gurolnick - Summer Fellowship Description


    Colorado Springs Food Rescue (S)

    Landis Hackett '19 - Summer Fellowship Description


    Conservation Colorado (YL)

    Koki Atcheson '19 - Yearlong Fellowship Description 


    Denver Scholarship Foundation (YL - 2)

    Bianca Thomas '19

    Emily Carlson '19

    Yearlong Fellowship Description


    Fountain Creek Watershed District (S)

    Maitland Robinson - Summer Fellowship Description


    Gary Community Investments/Piton Foundation (S)

    Eden Alemayehu - Summer Fellowship Description


    Groundwork Denver (S)

    Quinn Yawger - Summer Fellowship Description


    Innovations in Aging Collaborative (YL)

    Mikaela Burns '19 - Yearlong Fellowship Description


    OMNI Institute (YL)

    Audrey Dervarics '19 - Yearlong Fellowship Description


    Inside Out Youth Services (S)

    Madeline Nicholson - Summer Fellowship Description


    One Colorado Education Fund (S)

    Benjamin Swift - Summer Fellowship Description


    Palmer Land Trust (S)

    Espy Thomson - Summer Fellowship Description


    Parent Possible (S - 2)

    Rachel Sheridan - Summer Fellowship Description - Program Evaluation Fellow 

    Isabelle Smith - Summer Fellowship Description - Vroom Program Fellow


    PEAK Parent Center (S)

    Belle Durkin - Summer Fellowship Description


    Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountain Region(S)

    Elle Hagler - Summer Fellowship Description


    ProgressNow Colorado Education (YL)

    Logan Coleman '19 - Yearlong Fellowship Description


    TESSA (YL)

    Alison Takkunen '19 - Yearlong Fellowship Description


    Towards Justice (S)

    Crane Friedman - Summer Fellowship Description


    United for a New Economy (S)

    Halle Schall - Summer Fellowship Description

    Past Fellows

    ACLU of Colorado

    Denver, CO
    Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2005

    Helen Griffiths

    Helen Griffiths '18
    Yearlong Fellowship Description
    Major: Political Science/French
    Hometown: Maputo, Mozambique

    Jacqueline Nkhonjera

    Jacqueline Nkhonjera '20
    Summer Fellowship Description
    Major: Political Science
    Hometown: Malawi

    The Arc of the Pikes Peak Region

    Colorado Springs, CO 
    Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2014
    Rowan Frederiksen

    Rowan Frederiksen '18
    Yearlong Fellowship Description 
    Major: Anthropology

    Hometown: Newport Beach, CA


    Maria Cortner

    Maria Cortner '19
    Summer Fellowship Description

    Major: Psychology
    Hometown: Andover, MA

    Atlas Preparatory School

    Colorado Springs, CO
    Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2014

    Max  Blackburn

    Max Blackburn '20
    Summer Fellow
    Major: Studio Art
    Hometown: Chapel Hill, NC

    Fellowship Description

    Bianca Thomas

    Bianca Thomas '19
    Summer Fellow
    Major: English Literature
    Hometown: Denver, CO 

    Fellowship Description

    The Bell Policy Center

    Denver, CO
    Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2004

    Dorsa Djalilzadeh

    Dorsa Djalilzadeh '18
    Yearlong Fellow 
    Major: Feminist and Gender Studies/Political Science
    Hometown: Colorado

    Fellowship Description

    Catamount Institute

    Colorado Springs, CO
    Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2008

    Graham Campson

    Graham Campson '19
    Summer Fellow (funded through the Heather Campbell Chaney Environmental Fellowship)
    Major: Integrated Env. Science/Religion
    Hometown: Simsbury, CT

    Fellowship Description

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

    Colorado Springs, CO
    Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2014

    Annie Engen

    Annie Engen '19
    Summer Fellow
    Major: Mathematical Economics/Environmental Studies
    Hometown: Minneapolis, MN

    Fellowship Description

    Colorado Center on Law and Policy

    Denver, CO
    Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2008

    Duranya Freeman

    Duranya Freeman '18
    Yearlong Fellow
    Major: English Literature/Political Science
    Hometown: Bala Cynwyd, PA

    Fellowship Description

    Colorado Consumer Health Initiative

    Denver, CO
    Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2007

    Savanah McDaniel

    Savanah McDaniel '18
    Yearlong Fellow 
    Major: Feminist & Gender Studies/Pre-med/Biochemistry
    Hometown: Gardner, KS

    Fellowship Description

    Isabelle Nathanson

    Isabelle Nathanson '18
    Yearlong Fellow 
    Major: Sociology
    Hometown: Boulder, CO

    Fellowship Description

    Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing

    Denver, CO
    Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2017

    Abe Lahr

    Abe Lahr '19
    Summer Fellow 
    Major: History/Religion
    Hometown: Indianna 

    Fellowship Description

    Hannah Schultz

    Hannah Schultz '19
    Summer Fellow 
    Major: Psychology/Global Health/Spanish
    Hometown: St. Paul, MN

    Fellowship Description

    Colorado League of Charter Schools

    Denver, CO
    Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2011

    Maggie Mehlman

    Maggie Mehlman '19
    Summer Fellow 
    Major: Mathematics
    Hometown: Denver, CO 

    Fellowship Description

    Conservation Colorado

    Denver, CO
    Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2013

    Asheton Gilbertson

    Asheton Gilbertson '18
    Yearlong Fellow 
    Major: Environmental Science/Ecology
    Hometown: Colorado Springs, CO

    Fellowship Description

    Denver Scholarship Foundation

    Denver, CO
    Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2014

    Mimi Smith

    Amelia Smith '18
    Yearlong Fellow 
    Major: English Literature 
    Hometown: Milwaukee, WI

    Fellowship Description

    Salem Tewelde

    Salem Tewelde '18
    Yearlong Fellow 
    Major: Feminist and Gender Studies 
    Hometown: Centennial, CO/Axum, Ethiopia

    Fellowship Description

    DSST Public Schools

    Denver, CO
    Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2009

    Tia Phillip

    Tia Phillip '18
    Yearlong Fellow 
    Major: English (Film Track)/Race, Ethnicity, and Migration Studies
    Hometown: Colorado Springs, CO

    Fellowship Description

    Fountain Creek Watershed Flood Control and Greenway District

    Colorado Springs, CO
    Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2017

    Carolyn Best

    Carolyn Best '20
    Summer Fellow 
    Major: Political Science/Chinese
    Hometown: Racine, WI

    Fellowship Description

    The Gill Foundation

    Denver, CO 
    Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2015

    Jasmin Thibou

    Jasmin Thibou '18
    Summer Fellow 
    Major: German/Anthropology
    Hometown: Colorado Springs, CO

    Fellowship Description

    The Greenway Fund

    Colorado Springs, CO
    Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2017

    Carter Eng

    Carter Eng '19
    Summer Fellow 
    Major: Environmental Policy
    Hometown: Hopkins, MN


    Fellowship Description

    Innovations in Aging Collaborative

    Colorado Springs , CO
    Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2015

    Rachael Maxwell

    Rachael Maxwell '18
    Yearlong Fellow 
    Major: History/Political Science/French
    Hometown: Aurora, CO 

    Fellowship Description

    National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL)

    Denver, CO
    Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2008

    Anna Smith

    Anna Smith '18
    Summer Fellow - Communications Division
    Major: Sociology/Journalism
    Hometown: LaCrosse, WI

    Fellowship Description

    Meg DeMarsh
    Meg DeMarsh '19

    Summer Fellow - Education
    Major: English Literature/Film Studies
    Hometown: Boulder, CO 

    Fellowship DescriptionRiley Hutchings NCSL Energy, Environment, and Transportation Program
    Riley Hutchings '19

    Summer Fellow 
    Major: Economic/Chinese
    Hometown: Portland, OR 

    Fellowship Description

    Annie Zlevor
    Annie Zlevor '19

    Summer Fellow - Health
    Major: Organismal Biology & Ecology/Feminist & Gender Studies
    Hometown: Racine, WI

    Fellowship Description

    Alison Takkunen
    Alison Takkunen '19

    Summer Fellow - Health
    Major: Neuroscience
    Hometown: Hudson, WI

    Fellowship Description

    OMNI Institute

    Denver, CO
    Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2011

    Naomi Randell

    Naomi Randell '18
    Yearlong Fellow
    Major: International Political Economy
    Hometown: Boise, ID

    Fellowship Description

    One Colorado Education Fund

    Denver, CO
    Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2013

    Kendall Stoetzer

    Kendall Stoetzer '19
    Summer Fellow
    Major: Sociology/Studio Art
    Hometown: Denver, CO

    Fellowship Description

    Palmer Land Trust

    Colorado Springs, CO
    Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2014

    Hannah Pardee

    Hannah Pardee '20
    Summer Fellow (funded through the Heather Campbell Chaney Stewardship Fellowship)
    Major: Anthropology/Studio Art
    Hometown: Mt. Shasta, CA

    Fellowship Description

    PEAK Parent Center

    Colorado Springs, CO
    Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2018

    Ali Baird

    Alison Baird '19
    Summer Fellow
    Major: Economics
    Hometown: Riverside, CA

    Fellowship Description

    ProgressNow Colorado Education

    Denver, CO 
    Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2015

    Logan Coleman

    Logan Coleman '19
    Summer Fellow
    Major: Film and Media Studies/Studio Art
    Hometown: Charleston, SC

    Fellowship Description

    TESSA

    Colorado Springs, CO 
    Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2011

    Caroline Olin

    Caroline Olin '18
    Yearlong Fellow
    Major: Race, Ethnicity, and Migration Studies/Feminist and Gender Studies
    Hometown: Highland Park, IL

    Fellowship Description

    Towards Justice

    Denver, CO 
    Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2018

    Mark Scaggs

    Mark Scaggs '18
    Summer Fellow
    Major: Sociology/Religion
    Hometown: Lakewood, CO

    Fellowship Description

    Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado

    Denver, CO
    Offered PIFP Fellowships since: 2011

     Delaney Tight

    Delaney Tight '18
    Yearlong Fellow
    Major: Environmental Mathematics/Music
    Hometown: San Rafael, CA

    Fellowship Description

    CONTACT

    Cari Hanrahan, Director
    Public Interest Fellowship Program and Nonprofit Initiatives
    chanrahan@coloradocollege.edu
    719-389-6851