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Breagan Ricks, C'2015 believes in the power of science education. As the founder of FunLab, Ricks spent her summer developing her program to bring back to the West End community. FunLab offers students a strong foundation in hands-on scientific experimentation as well as exposure to science related careers.
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Bria Toussaint, C'2016  is changing the world through service -- one girl at a time. The economics major from Virginia is the CEO and co-founder of the Girl Power Foundation Inc., a not-for-profit organization dedicated to building self esteem in young girls by exposing them to strong role models and engaging them in confidence-promoting group activities.
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Rebecca Gordon, C'2015, recently completed an internship with the Sesame Street Workshop in Manhattan, N.Y. There, the junior child development major,  worked as a document research intern observing and conducting focus groups with mothers and their children. Gordon also collected data to present to the company production team and administered testing at various schools using apps, videos and computers to engage children in fun, yet education learning activities associated with many of the beloved Sesame Street
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Kemi Oyewole, C'2014, has been selected as a 2013 Truman Scholar.  Each year hundreds of college juniors compete for roughly 60 awards, and Oyewole is Spelman's first Truman Scholar since 1994.The rigorous selection process requires that good candidates have a strong record of public service, as well as a policy proposal that addresses a particular issue in society.
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