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Social Impact Internships: Sidney Dell (’24)

My name is Sydney Dell and I am a rising sophomore at MIT. I’m majoring in course 20, biological engineering, and interned this fall with the Health Plan Administration and…

Bhav Jain, PKG Social Impact Intern and IDEAS alum, named 2022 Truman Scholar!

MIT students Bhav Jain and Liberty Ladd have been selected as 2022 Truman Scholars. Truman Scholars demonstrate outstanding leadership potential, a commitment to a career in government or the nonprofit…

The MIT Public Service Center 30+ Years Later

The Priscilla King Gray Public Service Center (PKG Center) has been the epicenter of public service at MIT for over 30 years. Earlier this year, we partnered with the MIT…

Social Impact Internships: Anika Wadhera (’25)

My name is Anika Wadhera and I am a freshman from Fremont, CA planning to major in biological engineering (Course 20) and biology (Course 7). Having a vested interest in…

PKG Fellow Isha Mehrotra (’22) featured in MIT News!

“Five second rule!” her classmates shouted as they rushed to pick up some food they had dropped on the ground. At that moment, 10-year-old Isha Mehrotra knew what she wanted…

IDEAS Alum: Biobot Analytics in the Boston Globe!

Biobot Analytics, co-founded by MIT alumna Dr. Mariana Matus and former DUSP Research Fellow Neswha Ghaeli, was a 2017 IDEAS Social Innovation Challenge awardee. When talking with entrepreneurs Mariana Matus…

PKG Center Alumni: Where are they now?

In November 2021, the PKG Center invited three recent alumnae, Eleane Lema ‘21 (Course V-7), Ivana Alardin ‘21 (Course VI), and Flora Klise ‘21 (Course II), to share about their…

IDEAS Alum: Insightiv Wins HealthTech Hub Africa Challenge

Insightiv was a 2020 finalist of the PKG Center’s IDEAS Social Innovation Challenge and was awarded $16,000 that year for this outstanding proposal. Insightiv is an Intelligent and Distributed Diagnostics…

PKG Fellowships: Jupneet Singh (’23)

Meet Jupneet Singh, a member of the Class of 2023 and Summer ‘21 PKG Fellow who partnered with the Ventura County Family Justice Center. Learn more about her aspirations and…

Social Impact Internships: Sophia Chen (’23)

Hi! I’m Sophia, and I’m a rising Junior double majoring in Mechanical Engineering and Design with an interest in humanitarian innovation. I was a Mechanical Engineering Intern at OmniVis this…