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Student of the Month Award Recipients

Chelsea House
Nov 1 2017 | Student of the Month
Chelsea is a senior majoring in Public Policy with a concentration in Health Care Policy. She is also minoring in Economics, inspired by her interest in applied economics and statistics. While at Stanford, Chelsea has taken advantage of the Stanford in Washington program as well as Stanford in...
Ed Wu October Student of the Month
Oct 3 2017 | Student of the Month
Ed is currently a MA Public Policy graduate student, focusing on the financial services sector. Prior to joining Public Policy, he completed his Masters as a Sloan Fellow at Stanford GSB. Prior to graduate school, Ed worked in Asia in banking and microfinance. He led the China practice for a...
Mohit Mookim
Sep 5 2017 | Student of the Month
Mohit is a rising senior at Stanford majoring in Public Policy, with a concentration in Political and Moral Philosophy. The New Jersey native is also pursuing a degree in Philosophy with Honors and a minor in Mathematics. Mohit looks forward to a career in social change through philosophy, politics...
Aug 1 2017 | Student of the Month
Ben graduated from the undergraduate Public Policy program in June 2017 with Honors, academic distinction, and with a concentration in Financial Regulatory Policy. At Stanford, he served as an editor of the Stanford Flipside, as a head writer for the Robber Barons sketch comedy troupe, and as the...
Laynie Stephens
Jun 30 2017 | Student of the Month
Laynie graduated with a concentration in Education Policy. During her time at Stanford, she studied abroad in both Santiago and Madrid. While abroad she became a follower of Jesus and gave her life to Him, and that changed everything. She worked with several nonprofits and also took a year off to...
Emily Stevens
May 31 2017 | Student of the Month
Emily Stevens is a first-year master’s student pursuing joint degrees in Public Policy and in Education Policy, Organization, and Leadership. She is interested in issues of equity across education, local, and social policies. This year, as a part of an education capstone project, she developed...
Alex Robinson
May 1 2017 | Student of the Month
Alex is graduating in June 2017 with a concentration in Health Care Policy. During his time at Stanford, Alex has been a member of Stanford's Football team for all four years, serving as the starting punter during the 2015-2016 season in which the team won the 102nd Rose Bowl. He also spent two...
Sylesh Volla
Mar 31 2017 | Student of the Month
Sylesh is a co-terminal senior at Stanford, majoring in Economics and pursuing a masters in the Public Policy program with a concentration in Legal and Regulatory Interventions. Primarily interested at operating in the intersection of municipal finance and governmental regulation, Sylesh's...
Anakaren Cervantes
Mar 1 2017 | Student of the Month
Anakaren is a senior from Orange County, CA double majoring in History and Public Policy, with a concentration in Discrimination, Crime, and Poverty Policy. As a first-generation and low-income student, her interest in policy stems from a desire to better understand how policy has historically...
Anne Marie Gordon
Feb 1 2017 | Student of the Month
Anne Marie Gordon is a second-year graduate student in the Department of Public Policy and the Graduate School of Education. She is interested in the role policy implementation plays in achieving aspirational outcomes for students and schools.