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Student of the Month Award Recipients

Oct 1 2019
My name is Garrett Jensen and I am a second year POLS/MPP student. Originally from Portland, Oregon, food trucks, coffee shops and nature are in my DNA.
Diana Zhao MPP student
Jun 1 2019
Diana is an M.P.P. candidate with a concentration in health policy and holds a B.S. from Stanford. With the Public Policy department's support, Diana has received two summer fellowships to work at the Asian Prisoner Support Committee and China's first National Cord Blood Bank in Beijing. She's...
Coterminal student Tim Lann
Apr 1 2019
Tim is a Coterminal MA student focused on International Development within Public Policy and got his BA in Developmental Economics.  Before coming to Stanford, Tim ran a non-profit focused on education efforts in Central America.  While at Stanford, Tim's work in International Development expanded...
Mar 1 2019
Brandon is a senior majoring in Public Policy with a minor in Psychology. With heavy investments in the application of policy and law for social change, they hope to use their experience at Stanford to advocate for Queer and Trans* rights in the US policy sphere. Following the completion of a 5th...
MA Student of the Month Djalil Reghis
Feb 1 2019
Djalil is earning a Master of Arts in Public Policy and just graduated as a Sloan Fellow from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Before joining Stanford, he worked for five years for Al Rashideen International Holding Co., a diversified company based in Dubai that holds, among other...
Student of the Month Rebecca Smalbach
Jan 1 2019
Rebecca Smalbach is currently a sophomore majoring in Public Policy and minoring in Economics and History. On campus, she is Head of Community Development for Stanford Women in Politics, and a copy editor for both the Stanford Daily, and the Stanford Political Magazine, a non-partisan political...
Michelle Li
Dec 1 2018 | Student of the Month
Michelle is a senior majoring in Economics and coterming in Public Policy. She is interested in the application of economic concepts toward solving real world policy issues, especially in the technology sector. She has experience in technology, finance, and nonprofit fields at firms including...
Nov 1 2018 | Student of the Month
Justin is a Public Policy junior applying for the coterminal master program in Public Policy. He is especially interested in studying environmental policy and moral philosophy, and plans to attend law school. While studying abroad in the summer of 2017, Justin clerked for Justice Carlos Espinoza in...
Angela Gong
Oct 1 2018 | Student of the Month
Angela Gong is earning a joint Masters in Public Policy and Education (MA/MPP) and is going into her second year. Before coming to Stanford she was a middle school science teacher, and then a test developer for NAEP. While at Stanford, some of her favorite school experiences have included...
Student of the Month Jimmy Zhou
Sep 1 2018 | Student of the Month
Jimmy Zhou graduated with a concentration in Law and Moral Philosophy. In addition, he also completed a double major in Economics and is working on finishing up his Master of Arts in Public Policy over the next year. During his time at Stanford, Jimmy found his passion in public service. He has...