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ECSF 2006

WillWilliam Chalmus '07
Internships with the School of Playback Theater, New Paltz, New York, and Contact Inc., Brisbane, Australia
Hometown: Boston, Massachusetts
In 2005, Will was awarded the Tibie Rosenfield Brown Prize for Excellence in Theater, the Brandeis Achievement Award, and the Herman and Bessie Blum Award for Kindness and Consideration to the Community. He is one of the cofounders of the Brandeis Playback Society.  He graduated with a degree in Theater Arts and is now on the Advisory Board of the Centre for Playback Theatre. Marci McPhee was lucky enough to visit him in June 2010 during graduation week from the School of Playback Theater in NY.  Also shown in the picture at right are Sheila Donio, former Ethics Center staff assistant, and Eileen Kell of the Education program at Brandeis.

Daniel Duffy '07
Internship with Red de Comunicadores Boca de Polen, Chiapas, Mexico
Hometown: Boalsburg, Pennsylvania
Daniel majored in Anthropology, with minors in Latin American Studies and English. He is an organizer for the labor union "Unite Here" in Boston and New York.

Kosmas Kaprinis '07
Internship with the Kokkalis Foundation, Athens & Olympia, Greece
Hometown: Thessaloniki, Greece
Kosmas majored in Economics and has completed coursework at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Law School. 

Joshua Rosenthal '07
Internship with the Access to Information Programme Foundation, Sofia, Bulgaria
Hometown: Akron, Ohio
Josh is currently the Special Assistant for External Affairs at the Center for American Progress in Washington, D.C., where he does outreach and process oriented work. He helped to write a report on hate crime legislation that can be read at http://www.americanprogress.org/issues/2007/12/hate_crimes.html

Naomi Safran-Hon '08
Internship with the Art Therapy Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa
Hometown: Israel
Naomi was a Fine Arts major and a recipient of the Slifka Coexistence Scholarship. In 2003, she was awarded the Young Artist Award from the Hecht Museum at the University of Haifa, where she also exhibited her photography. She is getting her Master's degree at Yale. After graduation from Brandeis she returned to campus to put up her exhibition of Slifka Scholars alumni, entitled "Shared Future? Brandeis Alumni Visions of Coexistence in Palestine and Israel."

Dana Sawitz '08
Internship with the West African Research Center, Dakar, Senegal
Hometown: Beacon, New York
Dana was an Anthropology major and International and Global Studies minor. She volunteered for several summers in the impoverished coal mining communities in the Appalachian Mountains in Kentucky, one of the poorest regions in the United States.