GRACE POON | STEINHARDT '13
Grace is a second year graduate student in the Higher Education and Student Affairs Masters Program in Steinhardt. She also works at the NYU Center for Student Activities, Leadership, and Service and Lafayette Residential Hall as a graduate adviser where she oversees different student organizations and student activities. Grace is very passionate about student development, engagement, and experience, which is exactly why she is excited to have the opportunity to engage with graduate students through different fun experiences. She hopes to meet and get to know you all soon!
WILFREDO HERNANDEZ | GALLATIN '13
Fredo is a passionate theatre artist, educator, activist and native New Yorker. He enjoys engaging with the diverse cultural and artistic resources the city and university have to offer and he wishes to share his experiences with fellow graduate students. Fredo is committed to building opportunities for NYU's grad students to network across disciplines and backgrounds in order to engage in genuine conversation and collaboration. Academic interests include performance studies/theatre theory, applied theatre, mythology/religion, sexuality/gender, social justice and philosophy. He is currently studying Producing & Directing Theatre for Social Change at the NYU Gallatin School of Individualized Study.
KRYSTA BATTERSBY | STEINHARDT '13
Krysta is a second year graduate student in the Higher Education and Student Affairs Program in Steinhardt. She also works as a college mentor for high school juniors and seniors who participate in the Sponsors Equal Opportunity program. Krysta's interests within student affairs are implementing programs to help high school students through the college process and adjusting throughout their first year. Krysta is excited to use the energy and enthusiasm that she uses with her high school students to create engaging programs for graduate students! She is excited to be part of a cohort within her Master's program, and wants to create the same community feeling for all graduate students that may not have the same cohort model during their time at NYU.
MONIQUE MAREZ | STEINHARDT '14
Monique is second semester Food Studies student with a food systems concentration at Steinhardt. She is the treasurer of the Wagner Food Policy Alliance, a group that brings food systems policy issues to light for the NYU graduate student community. When Monique is not planning primo GSA outings or thinking about food policy, She is cooking for friends and playing board games. Dim Sum and Scrabble anyone?
BEN COLMAN | STERN '13
Ben is a second year MBA student at NYU Stern School of Business where he specializes in Strategy and Entrepreneurship, and serves as a graduate fellow in the Berkley Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation. While in school, he has interned in Business Development at Google and led a consulting team at Peking University Guanghua School of Management in Beijing. Prior to NYU Stern, Ben was a commodity derivatives trader based in London, United Kingdom. Ben received has B.A. degree in Economics from Claremont McKenna.
JOSSIE MUNOZ | STEINHARDT '14
Jossie is a first-year in the Higher Education and Student Affairs program. She is interested in issues of accessibility and thought what better way to do so within the NYU community than to get involved with the Student Resource Center to promote their services to the community at large. In her role as Graduate Student Ambassador, she hopes to foster a welcoming environment during her GSA trips!