Fellowship for Serving African American Communities

Faith Ambrose

Harvard Kennedy School
Master in Public Policy Candidate, 2024
Faith Ambrose served as a second-grade reading teacher before pursuing her degree in public policy.

Jalen Benson

Harvard Kennedy School
Harvard Medical School
Master in Public Policy Candidate & Doctor of Medicine Candidate, 2024
Jalen Benson is from Pensacola, Florida and graduated from Dartmouth College in 2017 with a degree in biology.

Ashley Betts

Harvard Kennedy School
University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business
Master in Public Administration Candidate & Master in Business Administration Candidate, 2023
Ashley Betts is pursuing an MPA at the Harvard Kennedy School as a CPL Fellow for Serving African American Communities and an MBA at the Wharton School as a …

Okechi Boms

Harvard Kennedy School
Harvard Medical School
Master in Public Policy Candidate & Doctor of Medicine Candidate, 2022

Mohamed Gabir

Harvard Kennedy School
Harvard Medical School
Master in Public Policy Candidate & Doctor of Medicine Candidate, 2023
Mohamed served in various leadership roles as a John B. Ervin Scholar at Washington University in St. Louis.

Jamal Grant

Harvard Kennedy School
MIT Sloan School of Management
Master in Public Administration Candidate & Master in Business Administration Candidate, 2022

Drisana Hughes

Harvard Kennedy School
Master in Public Policy Candidate, 2024
Drisana Hughes is pursuing a Master in Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School.

LaShyra Nolen

Harvard Kennedy School
Harvard Medical School
Master in Public Policy Candidate & Doctor of Medicine Candidate, 2024
Born and raised in Southern California, LaShyra “Lash” Nolen is a writer, activist, and dual-degree student at Harvard Medical School, where she is serving as …