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Current and Former Diversity Fellows

Mélena Laudig
4th Year, Religion

As a Diversity Fellow, my goal is to help my fellow graduate students feel at home during their time at Princeton. I look forward to building spaces where we can engage with one another vulnerably and authentically and to collaboratively fostering a community where we recognize that our perspectives, backgrounds and voices matter.

Jaime Sanchez
*22, Ph.D. Department of History

At Princeton University working within the the History Department, my focus was on 20th Century U.S. political history. Before Princeton, I was based in our nation's capital working in the labor movement, and prior to that I went to college at the University of Chicago (MMUF and Quest Scholars hmu!). I am a proud son of Mexican immigrants, born…

Kristina Solorio
4th Year, Molecular Biology
Since I am the first person in my family to pursue a PhD, I relied heavily on guidance and mentorship from others with similar backgrounds in the field.
Amari Tankard
4th Year, Molecular Biology

I begged for my first chemistry set in the third grade after my grandmother had a mastectomy. I remember screaming with glee that my ‘magic potions’—rather than early 2000s medicine—had caused her remission. As I matured, I learned that deadly diseases like diabetes, cancer, and high blood pressure all devastate the Black community, including…