Alumni (Scholar)

Juana Yunis

William G. Pannill Jefferson Scholar
Bogota, Colombia, Colombia
B.A. University of Virginia (2009)
Cert. National Pedagogical University of Colombia (2012)
M.Phil. University of Cambridge (2015)


Madison House, Migrant Aid Program, English as a Second Language tutor and volunteer coordinator · Amigos for Colombia, co-president · Students for Peace and Justice in Palestine, president, public relations · Alternative Spring Break, Bogotá, Colombia trip leader, Bangladesh, Ghana, New Orleans · Jefferson Literary and Debating Society · Critical Mass · Arab Student Organization · U.Va. Bahá’í Association · Martha Jefferson House volunteer · International Center volunteer · Migrant Aid · U.Va. International Newsletter · La Alianza Coalition of Hispanic/Latino Leaders, community outreach chair · Latino Students Admission Committee, student panel for Hispanics, translator · Jefferson Scholars Public Service Fellow, Diversity Watch · 2008 Bolivar Network Scholarship for contributions to the Latino/Hispanic community · Z Society Recognition · Intermediate Honors · Dean’s List · Echols Scholar

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