Undergraduate Director’s Fellow

Director's Fellow 2020
Yale College

Henry Rosas is a junior majoring in Ethnicity, Race, and Migration with a concentration in Latinx Studies. As a Mellon Mays fellow, he researches Arizona immigration policy and Latinx community organizing in south and west Phoenix. He is passionate about working on advancing progressive immigration policy, servicing immigrant communities, and working for elected officials dedicated to migrant justice. At Yale, he is heavily involved in the Latinx community, serving as the President of De Colores and Outreach Chair for Ballet Folklorico Mexicano de Yale. 

Director's Fellow 2020
Yale College

Eli Sabin is a sophomore in Grace Hopper College majoring in Political Science. After growing up in New Haven, Eli came to Yale determined to stay involved in his community. For the past year, he has served as the Director of the Connecticut General Assembly’s Progressive Caucus, and this past fall, he won a seat on the New Haven Board of Alders representing Ward 1. In each of these roles and in his studies at Yale, Eli focuses on researching and advocating for public policies that promote economic and social mobility in working class communities like New Haven.

Director's Fellow 2020
Yale College

Naomi Shimberg is majoring in Ethics, Politics, and Economics and pursuing a certificate in Energy Studies. She is especially interested in energy and resource economics, state-level climate policy, and environmental law. In the past, she has worked on climate outreach with Yale’s Office of Sustainability, as a leader of Students for Carbon Dividends, and in a backcountry hut on the Appalachian Trail. On campus, Naomi serves on the board of Dwight Hall, the Slifka Center for Jewish Life, and the New Haven Urban Debate League.

 

Director's Fellow 2020
Yale College

Sherrie Wang is a sophomore majoring in Political Science and a Human Rights Scholar of the Schell Center.  She is interested in health policy, with an eye towards promoting value-based care that is grounded in health equity and community engagement. She works with the MOMS Partnership at the Yale Child Study Center, where she has researched mental health policy and family-oriented care as an approach to breaking the cycle of poverty. As a Yale Policy Lab Fellow, she teams with DreamKit to study technology’s application in ending youth homelessness.

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