Scholar Profiles

  • 2003 Rangel Scholar
    Foreign Service Officer

    Teresa Fergerson

    On September 11, 2001, most high school students were in class when they heard the news of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Centers....
  • 2006 Rangel Scholar
    Foreign Service Officer

    Leah Martin

    Leah  joined the U.S. Department of State in 2010. Leah, a Foreign Service Officer, is currently in training for her third tour in Kabul,...
  • 2006 Rangel Scholar

    Erica Spell

    Choosing a college is one of the most important choices in a young person’s life. When it came time for Erica to make that choice, Howard...
  • 2008 Rangel Scholar

    Kawasi Weston

    Kawasi’s interest in foreign affairs began during his sophomore year of college when he realized how interconnected the world was. “I...
  • 2009 Rangel Scholar

    Sandra Choi

    Growing up in a working class immigrant family in a diverse area of Queens, New York, Sandra Choi was drawn to international affairs early....
  • 2009 Rangel Scholar

    Isabel Shelton

    Isabel Shelton is still considering her career path but knows that she wants to make a positive impact in the world. With the help of the Rangel...
  • 2010 Rangel Scholar, 2014 Rangel Fellow

    DeEtta Cravens

    DeEtta Cravens started her journey to the United States Foreign Service with the Charles B. Rangel Summer Enrichment Program in 2010. While...
  • 2011 Rangel Scholar

    Cedric Pulliam

    Cedric Pulliam works as a Multilateral Diplomacy Advisor at the U.S. Department of State’s Office of the Global AIDS Coordinator and Health...