Michelle Henderson, New York University
Michelle Henderson is a student at New York University majoring in politics and minoring in Linguistics. Michelle is an AmeriCorps member and team leader with Jumpstart, and is involved on campus with the Academic Achievement Program, the Organization of Black Women, and the NYU Politics Society. She has received scholarships through Americans Promoting Study Abroad and the Chinese Summer Language, Culture and Technology Initiative (CSLCT-I) which have allowed her to study Mandarin and clean energy in Beijing and Hangzhou, China. Michelle has presented her research in the Pomona College Chinese Department, and has translated United States citizenship application information into Mandarin through Scripps College in Claremont, California. Upon graduation, Michelle plans to return to China before coming back to the United States to pursue graduate study in international education policy and international human rights.