Tara is founder of the Brown University Brain Bee, co-founder of BruNotes, co-president of Brown Alzheimer’s Activists, and a volunteer for Partnerships for Adult Learning (PAL) and Home and Hospice Care of RI (HHCRI). She is also the recipient of this year's Yat K. Tow Prize at the Swearer Center for Public Service. She's been busy, but takes a moment in her final days at Brown to reflect on what it's all meant.
The Power of Trial and Error
Former Brown Refugee Youth Tutoring and Enrichment (BRYTE) Tutor and Coordinator Tara Prendergast '12 shares her experience with failure as a motivator in making systemic change. Since graduation, Tara has piloted her own network for refugee youth, and currently works at an education advocacy organization in Pittsburgh.
May 20, 2015
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Leigh is a Facilitator for SHAPE (Sexual Health Advocacy through Peer Education), an organization that provides sexual health and wellness education to students at the Met High School.
May 6, 2015
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April 26, 2015
The Outdoor Leadership Environmental Education Program (OLEEP) is a partnership between Brown University and the MET High School that started in 1997. Through small group mentoring, weekly environmental science workshops in the school and community, and camping and backpacking trips, the program works to develop leadership skills and a community in which Brown and MET students can learn from each other.