Leah Fraimow-Wong (SF2012)

Placement: Controller – Health & Human Services

My Hometown: Berkeley, CA

My Education: Brown University, B.A. in Economics and Public Policy

Selected Honors: Magna cum laude, John Hazen White Public Policy Internship Award, Hanoian Internship Award for Social Justice Work

Selected Activities & Community Involvement: Secretary General, Brown University Simulation of the United Nations; Intern, Congresswoman Barbara Lee; Tutor, Brown Refugee Youth Tutoring and Enrichment; Intern, Fundacion Comunicada; Volunteer, Project Health

Why San Francisco is Important to Me: I am excited to get a better understanding of the realities of the policy-making process in a national beacon of progressive politics. I hope I will be able to put the skills I have learned to use in contributing to the community here and learn new ones along the way. Finally, as a Bay Area native, I am excited to reestablish roots in the place I hope to make my home.

Something Unique About Me: I spent a summer volunteering with a women’s empowerment NGO in Nicaragua, towards the end of which I got lost on a volcano.

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