Six UD students chosen for Clinton Foundation program
Photo illustration by Stephanie Richardson February 28, 2020
Group headed to Scotland as part of Clinton Global Initiative University 2020 cohort
One recent graduate and five University of Delaware students have been accepted into the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGIU) 2020 cohort. Launched by former president Bill Clinton in 2007, CGIU brings together student leaders across college campuses whose ventures seek to address the world’s most pressing challenges.
The CGIU Annual Meeting, an international, three-day long conference and collaborative event, will be held April 17-19 in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Danielle Fisher is a senior human services major with minors in disability studies and psychology, and a certificate in social entrepreneurship. Fisher's project is entitled, "Be Well Water – Clean water accessibility and transportation in developing nations."
Abdul Musa is a sophomore public policy major with a public health minor. Musa's project is entitled, "Health Foundation – Public health advancement in West African countries."
Sierra Ryan-Wallick is a sophomore entrepreneurship major. Ryan-Wallick's project is entitled, "UP Bags (Upcycled Plastic Bags) – Pollution reduction, plastic bag reuse and sustainability."
Lilly Checkoff is a sophomore entrepreneurship major with a nutrition minor and a certificate in innovation and entrepreneurship for health. Checkhoff's project is entitled, "Tools for School – Raising money to purchase backpacks and school supplies for underprivileged children in the South Jersey and Philadelphia area."
Casey Scott is a senior English major with a social entrepreneurship minor. Scott's project is entitled, "Education, community awareness and engagement in the opioid crisis."
Bryce Fender, who graduated in 2019, was a double major in marketing and management with minors in Spanish and social entrepreneurship. Fender's project is entitled, "Wilminvest – Partnering with government and non-profit housing organizations to transform vacant properties into homes for families in need."
For further information, please visit: http://horn.udel.edu/six-ud-students-prepare-for-clinton-foundation-program-in-scotland