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Wildcat Impact Award Recipients

Spring 2018 Recipients

Mackenzie Eisen - Class of 2018

Mackenzie Eisen - Class of 2018

Integrity

"Mackenzie's fellow Residential Assistants have come to expect her to encourage the best work from each of them. She advocates for all residents including promoting challenging conversations about identity, privilege, and power. Mackenzie took on a phenomenal leadership role in responding to a bias-motivated incident, helping the community process what occurred and worked with necessary campus offices to ensure accountability."

Maie Zagloul - Class of 2019

Innovation

"Maie has shown initiative and passion for social justice by starting her own non-profit organization. She formed Books for Chance and created an alternative solution to help displaced children in Lebanon continue learning. The biggest impact Maie has brought back is conversation promoted through campus organizations, advocating for introspection and respect for people of different backgrounds within the Northwestern community."

Maie Zagloul - Class of 2019
Leo Scheck - Class of 2020

Leo Scheck - Class of 2020

Collaboration

"Leo is one of the most resourceful and innovative members on the Performance and Satellite Venues team at Norris. Through collaboration with colleagues and clients, he has furthered dialogue regarding staffing needs before Cahn Auditorium events. He is incredibly engaged with our clients and loves guiding them through their events. He is an amazing problem-solver, through-provoker, and challenger. He always interacts with event speakers with outstanding professionalism and care."

Asha Sawhney - Class of 2018

Social Justice

"Asha has served as the co-chair of Sexual Health and Assault Peer Educators (SHAPE). She has critically pushed for word to be led by people of color. As a leader, advocate, and critical thinker on issues of sexual violence and social justice, Asha has built strong campus networks and challenged narratives of rape culture on campus in lasting, thoughtful ways."

Asha Sawhney - Class of 2018
Alternative Student Breaks Group

Alternative Student Breaks

Social Justice

"Alternative Student Breaks (ASB) has emphasized financial aid accessibility more than ever before, working to meet 100% of the student participant need. Additionally, ASB worked towards fostering a more diverse array of community partners across the country while remaining true to many long-lasting relationships with grassroots organizations over the years. They have extended students' community engagement in Evanston before and after trips as well."