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2022 Frederick Douglass Global Fellows

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2022 Dublin Fellows

This cohort of Frederick Douglass Global Fellows will travel to Ireland for a four-week leadership program focused on peace, social justice, and conflict resolution. They will explore the life stories, leadership styles, and legacies of Frederick Douglass and Daniel O’Connell as they engage in a comparative study of peace and conflict resolution through the lens of Ireland, the Middle East, and South Africa. The following high-achieving students were selected from a record number of outstanding applicants based on their demonstrated leadership and communication skills, and their commitment to agitating for positive social change:

  • Bryce Dawkins, Amherst College 
  • Luiza Vilanova – Columbia University
  • Lauren Baker – Grand Canyon University
  • Ryan Doan-Nguyen – Harvard University
  • Nicolas Dominguez Carrero – Harvard University
  • Tyler Smith – Howard University
  • Shira Nash – Northwestern University
  • Justin Babu – Providence College
  • Jamal Sayid – Rice University
  • Jahaad Shairi – Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Masaki (Mark) Okuda – Soka University of America
  • Kamayah Scruggs – Spelman College
  • Disha Ganjegunte – Texas Tech University
  • Brennan Connell – The New School
  • Nicole Mora – UNC Chapel Hill
  • Jhohanna Perez – University of Pennsylvania

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Frederick Douglass Global Fellowship

A prestigious award for meritorious individuals who demonstrate high academic achievement, possess exemplary communication skills, display the hallmarks of self-determination, exhibit characteristics of bold leadership, and have a history of service to others.