UW Bothell Husky 100 honorees share common vision

By Maria Lamarca Anderson 

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Each year the University of Washington recognizes 100 undergraduate and graduate students in all areas of study from the Bothell, Seattle and Tacoma campuses who are making the most of their time at the UW. The Husky 100 students actively connect what happens inside and outside of the classroom and apply what they learn to make a difference on campus, in their communities and for the future. Through their passion, leadership and commitment, these students inspire all of us to shape our own Husky Experience. 

One attribute each of the 11 UW Bothell honorees share is their commitment to making a difference in the lives of the people in their communities. We recognize them here with a brief introduction, to be followed by individual profiles on their experiences and future plans. Read more of their comments on the UW Bothell Husky 100 webpage and see all 100 on the main UW Husky 100 webpage.


Hana Abdulrahman

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A graduate student in Policy Studies in the School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences: “I hope to further the conversation around equity and provide access to resources and services to vulnerable communities, starting with my city of Bellevue.” 


Saron Almaw 

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A senior studying Business Administration with a Marketing option/concentration in the School of Business: “I chose to focus on corporate social responsibility in one of my courses, and it reminded me of my passion for workers’ rights and putting people over profit.” 


Jessica Belmont 

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A winter 2022 graduate from the School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences who majored in Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies and in American & Ethnic Studies: “The empowerment I have experienced has allowed me to overcome internalized transphobia, and I believe I have become a more effective mentor to queer and trans youth.” 


Djelli Berisha 

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A senior studying Biology in the School of STEM, with minors in Chemistry and in Diversity Studies: “I will continue to advocate for the voiceless, break down barriers to health care access and elevate quality of life for all.” 


Yasmin Yaquelin Carmona 

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A senior studying Society, Ethics & Human Behavior in the School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences, with minors in Education & Society, Diversity Studies, and Teaching & Learning: “With the idea of equal opportunity for all, I am pursuing further education to gain more skills and attributes that will help me better serve families and students.” 


Andrew de Vera Cornel 

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A junior studying Media & Communication Studies in the School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences, with a minor in Health Studies: “I am following the path that is meant for me, and I will use my passion to make a difference by starting the Andrew Cornel Foundation.” 


Kira Noelle Lemke 

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A junior studying Biology in the School of STEM, with a minor in Neuroscience: “I will take what I’ve learned to research, give back and invest in the scientific community and my fellow humans each step of the way.” 


Sam Locke 

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A senior with majors in Global Studies and in Society, Ethics & Human Behavior in the School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences, with a minor in Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies: “I have been reaffirmed in my belief that my life will be best spent advocating for people by creating a positive educational experience and environment.” 


Nasra Mohamed 

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A senior studying Environmental Studies in the School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences: “I will bring the knowledge and skills gained in advocacy, health education and research to promote health equity among refugee and immigrant communities in King County.” 


Monserrat Morales Miranda 

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A graduate from the School of Nursing & Health Studies who majored in Health Studies, with minors in Global Health and in Health Education & Promotion, now pursuing a master’s degree in Public Health: “I will advocate for underserved communities and help them reduce the health disparities and social inequalities they experience on a day-to-day basis.” 


Jasmine Vu Nguyen 

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A student in Biochemistry in the School of STEM, with a minor in Biology: “I will use my body of knowledge and empathetic nature to break down social barriers and allow for a more inclusive environment for those with disabilities.” 


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