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Rebekah Westphal, Assistant Dean of Yale College and Director of Fellowships and Funding, joined CIPE as the Director of Fellowships after 11 years in Undergraduate Admissions. She was the Director of International Admissions (Africa and Europe). In 2019, she was awarded the Linda K. Lorimer Award for her work on Yale College Safety Net. Rebekah is the Executive Fellow in Berkeley College and a First-Year Advisor.
Sydney McCord '23 (Benjamin Franklin) is studying English with a concentration in creative writing. Originally from Orange County, California, she is a columnist for the Yale Herald and a staff writer for Yale Her Campus. Apart from writing, Sydney is a sprinter on Yale’s Varsity Track and Field team. After Yale, she is interested in attending law school and pursuing a legal career.
Abnner Olivares ‘23, a proud FGLI student in Silliman College, is studying Global Affairs at the Jackson Institute. Growing up in Boyle Heights, LA, he has worked at the White House, Congress, and the Los Angeles Mayor’s Office. Nominated by Yale, he was awarded the Davis Projects for Peace Grant for The Golden Heights Project, which he co-founded to inspire historically underserved East LA students to become civically and locally engaged. He hopes to pursue a public service career and is committed to advancing social change.
Brian Reyes ’21 (Berkeley College) is currently pursuing a master’s in social policy at the University of Oxford on a Rhodes Scholarship. He studied history at Yale and was active in La Casa and other community-based work. Going forward, he hopes to work in community and economic development.