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    February 6

    2016
    Outstanding Young Alumna Award
    Meet Haben in this video!

    Haben Girma has earned recognition as a White House Champion of Change, in Forbes’ “30 Under 30” celebration, and as a subject in the BBC World Service series “Women of Africa.” The first deaf-blind person to graduate from Harvard Law School, she advocates for equal access to information for people with disabilities.

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    February 22
    2015
    Outstanding Young Alumna Award
    Meet Samantha Robison in this video!
    Samantha is the Founder and Executive Director of Awareness and Prevention through Art (aptART), an organization of artists and activists dedicated to sharing artistic experiences with conflict affected and marginalized youth throughout the world.
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    February 20

    2014
    Outstanding Young Alumnus Award
    Award-winning actor Usman Ally, an ensemble member of Chicago’s American Theater Company, has starred in acclaimed theatre premiers around the country, including an adaptation of Disney’s The Jungle Book, The Invisible Hand, Disgraced, and The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity. His television work includes roles on Damages, Boss, and Madam Secretary.

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    December 19
    2013
    Outstanding Young Alumna Award
    Meet Nicolle Rager Fuller in this video!
    Nicole Fuller is a science illustrator whose artwork helps the general public recognize and navigate the science inherent in our daily lives—from new medical therapies, to environmental issues, to emerging knowledge about our universe. Through her business, Sayo-Art, she works with clients including Science News, the National Science Foundation, the American Association for Cancer Research, and several universities. She recently won the Research and Knowledge Communication category in the Association of Illustrators’ annual international competition.
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    February 18
    2012
    Young Alumna Award

    Amber Case is a cyborg anthropologist and a cofounder of Geoloqi, a company that developed a platform for real-time location-based services. She has been featured in Forbes and Wired magazines, spoken at SXSW, TED and MIT on technology and humans, and was named by Fast Company as one of the Most Influential Women in Technology in 2010. She studies the interaction between humans and computers and how relationships with information are changing the way cultures think, act, and understand their worlds.
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