Bonner Scholar Profiles

Adell Vann
(Class of 2022)

    Pronouns: She/her/hers

    Hometown: Bridgeport, Connecticut

    Academic/Major Interests: Science, Technology, Engineering, Math

    Professional/Career Interests: Engineering

    Social Issues of Concern: Gender equality and Refugees' rights

    Extra-curriculars: Soccer

    Fun Fact about me: I have 3 cats and a dog

CeCe Longo
(Class of 2020)

    Pronouns: They/Them

    Hometown: Glenville, NY

    Academic/Major Interests: History, Politics, Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies

    Professional/Career Interests: Historian, Archival work, Teacher

    Social Issues of Concern: Gender inequality, sexual assault prevention, accessibility concerns, and race equity

    Extra-curriculars: Peer Mentor, History major rep, PRSM trainer, Honor Committee member, Residential Assistant, member of Varsity Track

    Fun Fact about me: I am learning how to ride a bike!

Zoë Martin del Campo
(Class of 2022)

    Pronouns: She/hers/her

    Hometown: Brooklyn, New York City

    Academic/Major Interests: Major: Biology on Pre-med track.
    Minor: Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies.
    Concentration: Education Studies

    Professional/Career Interests: I am interested in the intersection between epidemiology, education and advocacy. I plan on pursuing a career in public health.

    Social Issues of Concern: I am passionate about education reform and intersectional feminism

    Extra-curriculars: Admissions Ambassador, Multi-Club, The Synapse, Model UN

    Fun Fact about me: I used to teach Hebrew to kindergarteners.

Malachi Clemons
(Class of 2021)

Pronouns: He/Him/His

Hometown: Montgomery, New Jersey

Academic/Major Interests: Law and Society

Professional/Career Interests: Federal Government work

Social Issues of Concern: Law Enforcement

Extra-curriculars: Football, Track and Field

Fun Fact about me: Introvert but can be an extrovert if needed.

Abdul Ogunsanya
- (Class of 2022)

    Pronouns: He/him/his

    Hometown: Sicklerville, NJ

    Academic/Major Interests: Politics and Economics

    Professional/Career Interests: Lawyer

    Social Issues of Concern: Mass incarceration

    Fun Fact about me: I am Nigerian!

Belkis Moreno
- (Class of 2022)

    Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

    Hometown: Houston, Texas

    Academic/Major Interests: Comparative American Studies

    Social Issues of Concern: Immigration and Feminism

    Extra-curriculars: Volunteering at El Centro

    Fun Fact about me: Leslie Knope from Parks and Recreation is my aspiration.

Evans Muzulu
(Class of 2022)

    Pronouns: He/Him/His

    Hometown: Chitungwiza, Harare, Zimbabwe

    Academic/Major Interests: Mathematics and Computer Science

    Professional/Career Interests: Systems development and Software Engineering

    Social Issues of Concern: Race and race relations

    Extra-curriculars: Piano

    Fun Fact about me: I can play a guitar while it's on my back. I can play piano with my eyes closed. I can play drums with one hand and one foot.

Gio Donovan
- (Class of 2021)

    Pronouns: She/Her

    Hometown: Harlem, NY

    Academic/Major Interests: Africana Studies

    Social Issues of Concern: Educational equity, sexualized violence

    Extra-curriculars: Chair of ABUSUA, Sexual Harm Information Liaison, and active member of OSCA!

    Fun Fact about me: I can touch my tongue to my nose.

Aatifah George
(Class of 2019)

    Pronouns: She/Her/hers

    Hometown: Cleveland, OH

    Academic/Major Interests: History, Religion, Middle East and North Africa Studies (MENA)

    Professional/Career Interests: Working with non-profits, helping Arab communities, working with refugees and children maybe, social work.

    Social Issues of Concern: Black Lives Matter, immigration, transgender rights, Islamophobia, so many things it's hard to name everything.

    Extra-curriculars: Muslim Students Association

    Fun Fact about me: I can say the alphabet backwards faster than you can say it forwards. :p

Kennie Fierro
(Class of 2021)

    Pronouns: He/him/his

    Hometown: El Paso, Texas

    Academic/Major Interests: Psychology

    Professional/Career Interests: Counseling Psychologist

    Social Issues of Concern: Minorities and LGBT+ justice

    Fun Fact about me: My favorite color is Pink.

Sophia Brewer Thompson
(Class of 2020)

    Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

    Hometown: Berkeley, CA

    Academic/Major Interests: Religion, Gender Studies/Feminist Studies (GSFS), Theater

    Social Issues of Concern: Support and access for low-income youth and students

    Extra-curriculars: A Cappella (Nothing But Treble)

    Fun Fact about me: I've been in choirs my whole life.

Alain Perez
(Class of 2019)

    Pronouns: He/Him/His

    Hometown: Miami, Fl

    Academic/Major Interests: Economics/Mathematics

    Professional/Career Interests: Finance and Data modeling

    Social Issues of Concern: Education

    Extra-curriculars: Men's Rugby

    Fun Fact about me: I recently learned to cook!

Kaytlen Cruz
(Class of 2022)

    Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

    Hometown: 2022

    Academic/Major Interests: Environmental Studies

    Social Issues of Concern: Food Justice

    Extra-curriculars: Working at OECC and being a good friend 🙂

    Fun Fact about me: My favorite movie is Corpse Bride

Iesha-LaShay Phillips
(Class of 2022)

    Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

    Hometown: Tulsa, OK

    Academic/Major Interests: Law and Society on a Pre-Med Track

    Professional/Career Interests: Attorney General or Trauma Surgeon

    Social Issues of Concern: I am passionate about the demolition of police brutality, representation for People of Color, awareness of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, and better quality health care for low income individuals.

    Extra-curriculars: ABUSUA, And What!?, Ultimate Frisbee, Admissions Ambassador, and Indigenous Peoples' Day Committee.

    Fun Fact about me: I received a key to the city of Tulsa on July 27th, 2017. Mayor Bynum also declared June 27th, “Iesha Phillips Day” in the city of Tulsa.

Mickel Sandifer
(Class of 2021)

    Pronouns: He/him/His

    Hometown: McComb, MS

    Academic/Major Interests: Biology

    Professional/Career Interests: Rheumatology, Sports medicine

    Social Issues of Concern: Equality for black people

    Extra-curriculars: Basketball, poetry

    Fun Fact about me: : I got a dog named “Bleu” and a blue truck

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Kaylee Elliott
(Class of 2019)

    Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

    Hometown: Rustburg,VA

    Academic/Major Interests: Geology/Pre-med/Chemistry minor

    Professional/Career Interests: Nurse Midwife/ women's health

    Social Issues of Concern: Reproductuve freedom and environmental justice

    Extra-curriculars: Track and Field/Black Scientist Guild

    Fun Fact about me: : I grew up on a farm.

Maya Neidhart
- (Class of 2022)

    Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

    Hometown: Rutland, Ohio

    Academic/Major Interests: Neuroscience, Anthropology

    Professional/Career Interests: Pre-med

    Social Issues of Concern: Reproductive health, Improving healthcare access in rural areas, Environmental issues

    Extra-curriculars: Pottery, Neuroscience research in Chris Howard's lab

    Fun Fact about me: I've been to five continents!

Raklanna Puangkam
(Class of 2022)

    Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

    Hometown: Chiang Rai, Thailand

    Academic/Major Interests: Economics and Biology

    Social Issues of Concern: Education

    Extra-curriculars: Admission Ambassador

    Fun Fact about me: I am the only Thai student in Oberlin 🙂

Charles Kwanin
(Class of 2020)

    Pronouns: He/him/his

    Hometown: Kumasi, Ghana

    Academic/Major Interests: Computer Science, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence

    Professional/Career Interests: Software development, Machine learning research.

    Social Issues of Concern: Access to quality education for under-served communities.

    Extra-curriculars: Soccer, African Students Association, Finance and Investment Club, Peer Support Center.

    Fun Fact about me: I can sing most Adele songs start to end.

Shaina Lin Chung
(Class of 2020)

    Pronouns: She/Her or They/Them

    Hometown: Bronx, New York

    Academic/Major Interests: Cinema Studies & Comparative American Studies

    Social Issues of Concern: Materialism, Educational Disparity, Racism, Sexism, Misogynoir, Discrimination

    Extra-curriculars: Oberlin Spectrum

    Fun Fact about me: I starred in a commercial when I was 2.

Naeisha McClain
(Class of 2020)

    Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

    Hometown: Columbus, GA

    Academic/Major Interests: Cinema Studies and Sociology

    Professional/Career Interests: PhD in Sociology of Education and JD

    Social Issues of Concern: Educational Inequalities

    Extra-curriculars: Track and Field, Class President, Heisman Club, SAAC Officer, Assistant Student Treasurer

Ify Ezimora
(Class of 2019)

    Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

    Hometown: Sacremento, CA

    Academic/Major Interests: Psychology and Environmental Studies

    Professional/Career Interests: Pursuing clinical psychology research.

    Social Issues of Concern: Mental health and the lack of sustained nature immersion for individuals.

    Extra-curriculars: Student Finance Commitee, 2019 Class President, Village Housing Assistant

    Fun Fact about me: I have a cat named Angel.

Jad Kaiss
(Class of 2019)

    Pronouns: He/him/His

    Hometown: Beirut, Lebanon

    Academic/Major Interests: Economics/Theater/Rhetoric & Composition

    Professional/Career Interests: I would like to work in economic advising while also maintaining a passion for theater and writing.

    Social Issues of Concern: Palestinian Liberation, Refugee Migration

    Extra-curriculars: Peer Advising Leaders (PAL) Coordinator, Teaching Assistant in the ECON Department

    Fun Fact about me: . I will be directing a play in the spring (2019) that got some of its influence from my time spent volunteering at Kendal @ Oberlin.

My name is Ramsha Babar. I am a first-year Economics major and prefer she/her/hers. I work at Kendal and will probably stick to it for as much time as I can because its my second home now. I love meeting new people, making new friends, eating and laughing a lot. Bonner love is real.
Ramsha Babar (Class of 2019)