Danai Chagwedera is a Human Developmental and Regenerative Biology concentrator and a Health Policy minor. In the future, she plans to pursue a joint MD/PhD/MPH degree program. Danai is of both African-American and Zimbabwean heritage, and her goal is to specialize in cardiothoracic surgery and work in disadvantaged, high-risk communities in the U.S. and abroad. She is the director of RITE, a PBHA program that tutors and mentors recent immigrant youths from Boston’s inner city high schools. Danai is greatly honored to be awarded the Deshaun Hill and Harvard Stephens Scholarship, and will use the funds to buy much needed textbooks for these students and also to help cover the cost of her student financial contribution. She would like to thank the Cabot House community as well as her family for all of their support.
Sangu Delle is an African and African American Studies concentrator and Economics minor. In the future, he hopes to obtain a joint MBA/MPA-ID degree as well as a PhD in International Development. Sangu is president of the Harvard Black Men's Forum and co-director of the African Development Initiative. He is also a mentor to middle school kids in Roxbury. He is interested in business and social entrepreneurship and their role in development. Sangu plans to use the Deshaun Hill and Harvard Stephens Scholarship to cover his student loans. He is grateful to the Quincy House community for their support and to his Mum for being the greatest mother in the world.
Sangu Delle '10 Accepts 2008 Hill-Stephens Scholarship
David Sengeh is a Biomedical Engineering concentrator who lived in his native country of Sierra Leone until 2004, when he earned an international scholarship to study at the Red Cross Nordic United World College in Norway. David studied at the renowned school for two years prior to enrolling at Harvard. He hopes his studies will provide the foundation for a future in healthcare delivery for less resourceful communities. He is both very humbled and honored to receive the Deshaun Hill and Harvard Stephens Scholarship, which will help him focus on his development work in Sierra Leone, Namibia and Boston. David lives in Currier House.
David Sengeh '10 Accepts 2008 Hill-Stephens Scholarship
Darryl Finkton '10 Accepts 2007 Hill-Stephens Scholarship
Jean Junior graduated from Harvard with a degree in Sociology in June of 2009. After graduation, she spent the summer of 2009 as a Teaching Assistant and Residential Counselor for MITES, a summer science enrichment program for minority high school students based at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. From September of 2009 to the summer of 2010, she will be back in South Africa on a Fulbright Scholarship to do research at iTEACH, the HIV/TB program at which she interned in the summer of 2007. She remains grateful to her friends, family, and wonderful mentors in Lowell House and in the greater Harvard community.
Jean Junior '09 Accepts 2007 Hill-Stephens Scholarship