Student Leaders and Members

Nitya Agrawal (’17)

President

Nitya Agrawal is a junior from Basking Ridge, NJ. It is a little difficult to say where she is from, because she has lived in New York City, Tokyo, New Delhi, Phoenix, and now lives in New Jersey. She plans to major in International Relations. Her experiences abroad sparked her interest in international development and she is interning this summer with Human Connections, in Bucerías, Mexico. On campus, she is the News Correspondent for the South Asian magazine and website, a coach for Let's Get Ready, and a member of Model UN. In her free time she likes to spend time with family and friends, read, or travel. 

Ana Sofía Amieva-Wang (’19)

Director of Marketing and Outreach

Ana Sofía is a sophomore from California. She is interested in sustainability, community health, journalism and education. She grew up speaking Spanish with her family and has spent a lot of time traveling in Latin America. Since 2011 Ana Sofia has worked on an environmental education project (ASRI Kids) working with kids in rural Borneo, Indonesia. In her free time, Ana Sofia loves rock climbing, hiking, traveling, taking photos, and being with her family.

Cristina da Gama (’19)

Consulting Director with Libraries Without Borders

Cristina da Gama is a sophomore at Tufts from Caracas, Venezuela. She is interested in Economics, Communications, Psychology and Entrepreneurship. Growing up in Caracas, she was motivated to reach out to communities in need. She was also interested in understanding how social, economic and political forces often polarize nations. Cristina hopes to gain valuable experience while working in BUILD and other projects in order to help her country in the future. In her free time, she likes to read, play sports and hang out with friends. Cristina is a member of the Libraries Without Borders team.

Cody Eaton (’19)

Co-Director of Speaker Events

Cody is a sophomore from Gloucester, MA who is majoring in International Relations with a concentration in International Economic Development. He became very interested in international development and micro-finance after conducting research on the Tufts Global Engagement Trip to Ecuador, and hopes to work in Latin America in the future. He was a policy intern in the MA Office of Housing and Economic Development, and on campus he is a member of WMFO College Radio and Tufts Progressive Alliance. He is an avid soccer and music fan, and spends his free time taking photos and having fun with friends.

Mia Ellis (’18)

Co-President, Co-Leader of Action for Education team, Website and Content Developer

Mia is a junior at Tufts University from Montclair, NJ. She is majoring in quantitative economics and math with a minor in Arabic. She's interested in pursuing a career in economic development. She's interned for the Humane Society of the United States working as an activist and lobbyist and the United States Public Interest Research Group as a member of their transportation campaign, and the Mo Dewji Foundation in Tanzania. She's a vegan, loves animals, reading, traveling, drinking excessive amounts of coffee, and spending time with friends.

Marianna Marques (’17)

Consulting Director with Action for Education

Marianna Marques is a senior at Tufts University born and raised in the Greater Boston Area. She is on a premed track, majoring in Community Health. A first generation american, Marianna is fluent in English, Portuguese, and Spanish. Growing up in a working-class immigrant Brazilian community has fueled her desire to enact social change, especially in Latin America. Her medical mission to Honduras with Medical Ministry International last summer has reaffirmed this desire. Marianna hopes to provide medical opportunities to underprivileged communities, starting with an inaugural project of starting a nursing school in rural Honduras. During her free time, she likes to play soccer, read books, and volunteer at her local church.