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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…

Davis Projects for Peace Fellow: Ayomikun Ayodeji in MIT News!

Growing up in Lagos, Nigeria, Ayomikun Ayodeji enjoyed the noisy hustle and bustle of his neighborhood. The cacophony included everything from vendors hawking water sachets and mini sausages, to commuters…

Brave Behind Bars, co-founded by PKG Fellow Marisa Gaetz, in MIT News!

Marisa Gaetz (G), former PKG Fellow, IDEAS Finalist, and recipient of the 2021 Priscilla King Gray Award for Public Service, co-founded Brave Behind Bars with fellow graduate student, Martin Nisser…

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…

PKG Fellow: Max Williamson featured in MIT News!

Max Williamson was awarded a PKG Fellowship to pursue his work developing, teaching, and installing a preparatory computer science curriculum within a GED program in Wilmington, DE. Max was recently…

PKG Fellowships: Mallika Pajjuri (’23)

Meet Mallika Pajjuri, a Class of 2023 Member and recipient of the Davis Projects for Peace fellowship. Mallika worked hard to reduce political polarization during her fellowship and engage youth…

Guest Post: Civic Synergy

by Max Williamson At inflection points throughout American history, young people have stood at the forefront of political, social, and economic change. Youth played a key role in the women’s…

PKG Fellowships: Kathryn Tso (’22)

Meet Kathryn Tso, a Summer ‘21 PKG Fellow who partnered with the Community Dispute Settlement Center (CDSC), Summer of HOPE with the Suffolk County’s District Attorney’s Office, and Northeastern School…

PKG Fellowships: Mercy Oladipo (’23)

The Public Interest Technology University Network (PIT UN) recently featured Mercy Oladipo (’23), a PKG Fellow who has used her programming and technology skills to develop a website focused on…

PKG Fellowships: Ben Hoyle (G), Part IV

Read Part I, Part II and Part III of Ben’s Fellowship experience. Ben Hoyle completed his Master of Architecture at MIT in June of 2021. During the summer, he laid…