The Woodrow Wilson-Rockefeller Brothers Fund
Fellowships for Aspiring Teachers of Color
Meet the 2013 Woodrow Wilson-Rockefeller Brothers Fund FellowsClick here for a list and more information about the 2012 WW-RBF Teaching Fellows.
Click here for a list and more information about the 2011 WW-RBF Teaching Fellows.
Click here for a list and more information about the 2010 WW-RBF Teaching Fellows.
Julio Alicea | Bethlehem, PA
• Undergraduate college and major: Swarthmore College, Sociology and Anthropology
Honors student with thesis on young people's strategies for graduation in a high-need district; mentor and member of Achieving Black and Latino Leaders of Excellence (ABLLE); teacher of language; fluent in Spanish.
Brenda Angulo | Fontana, CA
• Undergraduate college and major: University of California—Riverside, Liberal Studies
Tutor, Academic Advantage; Dean's Honor List 2010, 2011 and 2012; first-generation college student; volunteer for local community organizations.
Ayesha Crockett | Louisville, KY
• Undergraduate college and major: The University of Chicago, biological sciences
Undergraduate research assistant in endocrinology at University of Chicago Medical Center; third-grade science and technology instructor (STOMP); high school mentor/health instructor; President/Director, Soul Umoja Gospel Choir; Dean's List 2010-2012; multiple academic award recipient.
David Flores | Pasadena, CA
• Undergraduate college and major: University of California—Santa Barbara, History
Volunteer, Pasadena summer day camps and schools; member, Hermanos Unidos de UCSB, Inc.; member, National History Honors Society.
Ruth Li | Logan, UT
• Undergraduate college and major: Wellesley College, English
Intern, National Endowment for the Humanities and National Museum of American History; senior thesis, integrating literature and art; mentor; Spanish language peer tutor; published writer, winner of the Ching Jen Lum Creative Writing Prize, 2012.
Melanya Materne | Whidbey Island, WA
• Undergraduate college and major: University of Washington, English
Tutor, writing center at University of Washington; volunteer at Shorecrest High School; recipient of the Thomas A. Lederman and Tia Val-Spinosa Sullivan endowed scholarships for academic merit; undergraduate researchers on Common Core State Standards and the teaching of literature.
Abdoul Razak Mahamadou Boubacar | Portland, ME (Niamey, Niger, West Africa)
• Undergraduate college and major: University of Southern Maine, Mathematics
Civil engineering technician; Dean's List; academic coach/mentor/tutor at local high school, in particular with English language learners; fluent in four languages (Haussa, Djerma, French and English).
Natiely Munguia | Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico
• Undergraduate college and major: University of Arizona, Political Science and Spanish
Volunteer, Sam Lena South Tucson Public Library; teacher, citizenship classes for Spanish-speaking adults; Spanish-English interpreter, Cyracom International; member, National Society of Collegiate Scholars.
Ricardo Quezada | Fullerton, CA
• Undergraduate college and major: University of California—Santa Barbara, History of Public Policy
Honors student with thesis on historical conditions of inner city schools and student struggles; recipient of Philip and Aida Siff Scholarship, Ronald Boorman Memorial Scholarship and Hispanic Education Endowment Fund Scholarship; tutor, volunteer and mentor at local schools; panelist, UC Achieve.