MIT News: Yazmin Guzman named 2019 Gates Cambridge Scholar

Former PKG Fellow, Yazmin Guzman, was named the 2019 Gates Cambridge Scholar! Read all about her work and future plans on the MIT News. Congratulations Yazmin!

“Guzman, from Wichita, Kansas, recently completed her bachelor’s in DUSP with a minor in economics, and this spring will complete a Master in City Planning. At Cambridge University she plans on reading for a degree in educational policy. Guzman aims for a career in educational reform with a focus on increasing educational opportunities for low-income students and improving policies related to community colleges and vocational training.”

Alison Hynd, assistant dean at the PKG Center says, “Yazmin brings to her work a drive to make real change in the world, combined with a focus on deeply understanding the problems she wants to address. She’s an extraordinary woman and a future leader in education equity!”

Tags: Award, K-12 Education, News Feature, PKG Fellowships

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