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Biopic Released of PKG Fellow Srikanth Bolla: ‘Srikanth’!
Srikanth Bolla received multiple PKG Fellowships during his time at MIT, including one to pilot the company that grew into Bollant Industries. The following review was written by Deepa Gahlot.…
PKG Social Impact Intern Cindy Xie Featured in MIT News!
Cindy Xie was a PKG Social Impact Intern during Summer 2021. Cindy a Food Sustainability and Food Justice Policy Intern for the World Wildlife Fund. Read more about Cindy’s internship…
IAP:Health PKG Scholars Program Through Catalyst Featured in The Tech!
For MIT undergraduates, the Independent Activities Period (IAP) might involve a restful month at home, a research internship, or an ice skating class for physical education requirements. This year, a…
2023 Davis Projects for Peace Fellow Wilhem Hector Featured by MIT Campaign for a Better World!
Wilhem Hector (’25) was awarded the 2023 Davis Projects for Peace Fellowship and the recipient of the 2023 PKG Public Service Award. Read more about Wilhem’s experience and service here!…
IDEAS Alum BendShelters Awarded $25K Grant by FIRE at MITdesignX!
BendShelters was a finalist at the 2024 MIT PKG IDEAS Social Innovation Challenge. BentShelters provides sustainable, modular, and easily deployable bamboo shelters for displaced populations in Myanmar, a Southeast Asian…
IDEAS Alum TOPPA Wins 2024 MITdesignX ‘Most Impactful Venture’!
TOPPA was a finalist in the 2024 PKG IDEAS Social Innovation Challenge! TOPPA goal is to empower millions of wheelchair users nationwide with the technology to take care of their…
PKG IAP:Health Alum Charvi Sharma Awarded a 2024 Fulbright Fellowship!
Charvi Sharma (’24) participated in the PKG IAP:Health program and worked on the resources team of Boston Medical Center’s Autism Program. Read more about Charvi’s experience here! Eleven MIT undergraduates, graduate…
Social Impact Internships: Anna Plank (’24)
Hi! My name is Anna and I am a senior at MIT who is double majoring in biology and computation+cognition, with a minor in biomedical engineering. This IAP, I was…
Social Impact Internships: Dat Tran (’27)
Hi! I’m Dat, and I’m a freshman potentially double majoring in 6-4 (AI and Decision Making)and 15-1 (Management). I was a Software Engineer Intern at the New Lynn Coalition this…
Social Impact Internships: David Chaudhari (’25)
Hi! My name is David, and I’m a junior at MIT majoring in 6-3 (Computer Science). I interned at The Coding School as a backend intern. In terms of The…