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Student of the Month Award Recipients

Sam Chiu
Apr 1 2015 | Student of the Month
Samuel Chiu is a second-year Master of Public Policy student dedicated to improving lives through the political system. A native Californian, Samuel earned his undergraduate degree from Stanford University, majoring in U.S. History with a minor in Dance. Following graduation, Samuel was accepted to...
Sara Silberstein
Feb 1 2015 | Student of the Month
Sara Silberstein is an aspiring physician and a second-year MPP student. Her interest in health policy grew during her time working for a health benefits management startup in San Francisco, where she became particularly interested in health care reform. This summer, Sara gained research experience...
Connie Huynh
Jan 1 2015 | Student of the Month
Connie is a senior majoring in Public Policy, minoring in Economics, and concurrently pursuing a Master of Public Policy with a concentration in Legal and Regulatory Intervention. Connie was born and raised by amazing parents in beautiful San Diego and is interested in a host of fields and passions...
Alvaro Alliende
Dec 1 2014 | Student of the Month
Alvaro is a husband, father and entrepreneur who is passionate about finance, education and housing.
Ryan Triolo
Oct 1 2014 | Student of the Month
Ryan Triolo is an M.P.P. student focused on energy and environmental policy with a specific interest in energy system modeling for policy analysis. He recently co-authored a research paper on modeling natural gas use in the transportation sector of the United States, which was published in the...
Adam Khorakiwala
Sep 1 2014 | Student of the Month
Adam is a senior Public Policy major concentrating in Development and Growth Policies, with a minor in Computer Science. His passion for technology and innovative solutions in international development has led him to pursue a wide range of classes and experiences, including the GSB class Strategic...
Fernando Zavala
Fernando is a 29-year-old Chilean industrial engineer currently in his third year of the MBA/MPP joint degree at Stanford.  On campus, Fernando is on the leadership team for the Chilean Student Association and is a member of the Latin American Student Association.  Last April, Fernando attended the...
Stacey Wong
Stacey is a senior with a concentration in Growth and Development Policy. She is especially interested in leveraging private/public sector partnerships to achieve social impact in international contexts. Last summer, Stacey participated in Summer Research College through the Public Policy Program....
Alison Ge jumping, Great Wall of China in the background
Alison is graduating this June with a B.A. in Economics and International Relations and an M.A. in Public Policy.  While at Stanford, she served as a teaching assistant for Professor Bruce Owen’s Law and Economics course and as a research assistant for Professor Phillip Lipscy and Professor Judith...
Headshot photo of Chris Baldock
Chris is a senior with a concentration in Health Care Policy. He is fascinated by system design and particularly enjoys studying the complexities of the American health care system. During Fall 2012, Chris participated in the Bing Overseas Program in Oxford, where he studied the evolution of health...

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