Meet the Mentors

2018-2019 Futures Initiative Leadership Fellows

  • Maryam Asker, Hunter College
  • Jacquelin Bautista, The City College of New York
  • Fauzia Choudhury, Borough Manhattan of Community College
  • Cherishe Cumma, New York City College of Technology
  • Jocelin DeLeon, John Jay College of Criminal Justice
  • Jesse Delacruz, LaGuardia Community College
  • Bernarda DeOliveira, Baruch College
  • Margaret Fyfe, LaGuardia Community College
  • Sholom Gutleizer, Kingsborough Community College
  • Jermaine Hall, John Jay College of Criminal Justice
  • Calvin Herman, Hunter College
  • Tahamina Hossain, The City College of New York
  • Jahir Lazaro, Borough Manhattan Community College
  • Frantzy Luzincourt, The City College of New York
  • Monami Nagai, LaGuardia Community College
  • Steven Pacheco, John Jay College of Criminal Justice
  • Yosanny Perez, Lehman College
  • Joseph Portelli, Macaulay Honors College at The City College of New York
  • Kyle Reid, Borough Manhattan Community College
  • Vasiliki Savvides, Baruch College
  • Rahsaan Seabury, LaGuardia Community College
  • Ky’Naisha Severe, Borough Manhattan Community College
  • Kia Thomas, Borough Manhattan Community College
  • Tasmin Ullah, Borough Manhattan Community College
  • Claudio Valdez, Bronx Community College
  • Jham Valenzuela, LaGuardia Community College
  • Christina Valeros, Hunter College
  • Yadira Vargas, LaGuardia Community College
  • Mashaya Williams, College of Staten Island
  • Yana Zheng, Queens College

2017-2018 Futures Initiative Leadership Fellows

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2017-2018 Undergraduate Fellows

  • Tuka Al-Sahlani, York College
  • Khadiza Begum, Baruch College
  • Sujoy Bhowmik, The City College of New York
  • Raquel Calero, Lehman College
  • T’yana Coutrier, Queens College
  • Cherishe Cumma, New York City College of Technology
  • Yelena Dzhanova, Baruch College
  • Claudia Etienne, York College
  • Annmarie Gajdos, Macaulay Honors College at Baruch College
  • Karen Gonzalez, LaGuardia Community College
  • Calvin Herman, Hunter College
  • Tahamina Hossain, The City College New York
  • Megan Jean Louis, Brooklyn College
  • Duane Lawrence, New York City College of Technology
  • Elaine Lendebol, Hunter College
  • Thiago Lucena, LaGuardia Community College
  • Siera Martinez, LaGuardia Community College
  • Michelle Mejia, Queens College
  • Yubelka Nunez, Bronx Community College
  • Fernanda Parrado, CCNY
  • Jenny Perez Bruno, The City College of New York
  • Maritza Rodriguez Bonola, John Jay College
  • Hafsa Tahir, Baruch College
  • Janessa Waiters, CCNY
  • Alexis Paulin-Edwards, Hunter College

Graduate Leaders

  • Lauren Melendez, Director, Undergraduate Leadership Program and Administrative      Specialist, Graduate student in Hunter College M.S.ED Program
  • Mike Rifino, Co-Director, Undergraduate Leadership Program and Doctoral Fellow, Human Development, The Graduate Center
  • Kashema Hutchinson, Communications and Peer Mentoring Specialist, Undergraduate Leadership Program and Doctoral Fellow, Urban Education, The Graduate Center

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Undergraduate 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, F.I. Peer Mentoring Director and Admin Specialist                              Graduate Student in Hunter College M.S.ED Program
  • Mike Rifino, F.I. Fellow and Peer Mentoring Co-Director, PhD student in Human            Development, The Graduate Center
  • Thomas DeAngelis, Peer Mentoring Specialist, PhD student in Earth and                      Environmental Sciences, The Graduate Center

2015-2016 Futures Initiative Peer Mentors

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Undergraduate 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