Leadership Fellows and Peer Mentors

FuturesInitiativeMentors

2016-2017 Futures Initiative Peer Mentors

Undergraduate Peer Mentors

  • Kristina Aganova, Queens College
  • Ehab Aly, City College
  • Khadiza Begum, Baruch College
  • Sujoy Bhowmik, City College
  • David Brandt, Hunter College
  • Julissa Camilo Valerio, Queens College
  • Lauren Capellan, Lehman College
  • Cassandra Castelant, Baruch College
  • Lindsey Cibelli, Brooklyn College
  • Cherishe Cumma, New York City College of Technology
  • Yelena Dzhanova, Baruch College
  • Michelle Feng, Hunter College
  • Lesley Fernandez, John Jay College of Criminal Justice
  • Nicolas Fuertes, Baruch College
  • Estefany Gonzaga, Baruch College
  • Luis Gonzalez, Brooklyn College
  • Katherine Melissa Gutierrez Rios, Laguardia Community College
  • Meiyin Hago, York College
  • Brenell Harrison, Hunter College
  • Hurriya Hassan, Queens College
  • Alexander James, Medgar Evers College
  • Elizabeth Lutale, New York City College of Technology
  • Renee McCarthy, Baruch College
  • Victoria Menasce, Kingsborough Community College
  • Jenny Perez Bruno, City College
  • Teneille Pryce, Hunter College
  • Sergio Ernesto Salinas Cortes, Brooklyn College
  • Laila Siddiqui, Hunter College

Graduate Leaders

  • Lauren Melendez, Undergraduate Peer Mentoring Director and FI Administrative Specialist. Current Hunter graduate student and Lehman College alumna
  • Mike Rifino, Futures Initiative Fellow and Peer Mentoring Co-Director. Current GC PhD student in Human Development; alumnus of LaGuardia Community College and Hunter College
  • Thomas DeAngelis, Peer Mentoring Specialist, Fall 2016. Current GC PhD student in Earth and Environmental Sciences; alumnus of Brooklyn College

2015-2016 Futures Initiative Peer Mentors

Undergraduate Peer Mentors

  • Nancy Acosta, Lehman College
  • Curtis Appiah, City College
  • Luvenia Aucapina, Queens College
  • Christina Billotto, Kingsborough CC
  • Rivka Bondar, Kingsborough CC
  • Nick Calabro, John Jay College
  • Orri Cohen, Brooklyn College
  • Francisca Eghan, City College
  • Tova Engel, Queens College
  • Yvenalie Gardere, City College
  • Sarah Gavartin, Hunter College
  • Ayomide Gbadamosi, Kingsborough CC
  • Luis Gonzalez, Kingsborough CC
  • Gabriella Grimes, Hunter College
  • Hurriya Hassan, Queens College
  • Nadette Haywood, Lehman College
  • Caitlin Higgins, Lehman College
  • Fariha Khan, Hunter College
  • Nayab Khan, Hunter College
  • Kseniya Kravtsova, Hunter College
  • Yakov Leonov, John Jay College
  • Michelle Mack, Lehman College
  • Isamar Martinez, Lehman College
  • Wadgma Masab, Queens College
  • Neelrup Mitra, City College
  • Baker Mohammed, City College
  • Allan Muchnik, John Jay College
  • Kyra Ong, Hunter College
  • Maria Osorio, Brooklyn College
  • Jhanil Peralta, Lehman College
  • Clarissa Pichardo, Lehman College
  • Rachel Pressberg, Brooklyn College
  • Chava Suionov, Queens College
  • Sharene Vaughn, Lehman College
  • Biao Wang, John Jay College
  • Bingqian Zhang, John Jay College

Graduate Leaders

  • Hilarie Ashton, GC, English
  • Rachel Oppenheimer, GC, MALS and LaGuardia CC
  • Natalie Oshukany, GC, Music

Learn more about this program, generously supported by the Teagle Foundation, on the Peer Mentors’ own website.