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Truman Scholarship Conversation with Kesha Ram

Truman Scholarship Conversation with Kesha Ram

Talk with Truman Scholar Kesha Ram and learn more about the Truman scholarship! The Truman scholarship supports graduate school funding for young people committed to public service and working for the public good. Students apply as juniors for this scholarship, so this is a great opportunity for first-years and sophomores to learn more about the scholarship and to meet a dynamic leader in Vermont! (Note: you must be a US citizen at the time of application.) 

Kesha Ram is a 2007 Truman Scholar from the University of Vermont who competed in the Southern California region. She has been a speaker at the Truman Scholar Leadership Weekend and recently sat on the New England Truman Scholar Interview Panel. After graduation from UVM, she won a seat in the Vermont Legislature, serving as the youngest state legislator in the country at the time. She served four terms in the Vermont House of Representatives on behalf of Burlington on the House Ways & Means Committee and as Vice Chair of the House Natural Resources & Energy Committee. In 2016, she ran for Lieutenant Governor of Vermont and became the first woman of color to earn double digits in a statewide race.  Most recently, she successfully pursued a Master of Public Administration from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.

Date:
Thursday, April 18, 2019
Time:
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Location:
CTLR (Davis Family Library 225)
Audience:
  Students  
Categories:
  Fellowships  
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