Published: April 20, 2018
Naomi sits next to lake

Naomi Chang was selected as a Boren Fellow, which provides funding opportunities for U.S. graduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests (https://www.borenawards.org/).This fellowship will provide support for her summer practicum with Maji Safi Group in Shirati, Tanzania where she will work with local Community Health Educators on improving WASH practices. She will also participate in an intensive language study as part of her fellowship. Naomi is a first year master’s student in Environmental Engineering with a focus on air quality, working with Professor Lupita Montoya on a stove changeout in the Navajo Nation.