2002 Ambassadors

Group photo of 2002 DO-IT Scholars

The following Ambassadors began participating in DO-IT as Scholars in 2002. They continue to pursue college and career goals and encourage younger DO-IT Scholars and Ambassadors.

Amy, ’02 Scholar

Learning disability, attention deficit disorder
Works as a dental assistant.

Silvia, ’02 Scholar

Osteogenesis imperfecta, syringomyelia
Attended Big Bend Community College with a major in accounting. Passed away January 2011.

Rebecca, ’02 Scholar

Learning disability
Works at a nursing home as a nurse’s aid.

Ian, ’02 Scholar

Mobility impairment
Pursuing a degree in computer information systems at Skagit Valley College. Interested in software engineering, website construction, and other computer-related occupations.

Saroj, ’02 Scholar

Learning disability
Attended Bellevue College. Would like to pursue a career as a social worker.

Gimmie, ’02 Scholar

Learning disability
Earned an associate’s degree from Clark College. Attends Washington State University (WSU) pursuing a bachelor’s degree in animal science. Plans on applying to veterinary school at WSU.

Scott, ’02 Scholar

Autism spectrum disorder
Earned a bachelor’s degree in political economics and history and a master’s degree in policy studies from the University of Washington (UW). Worked at the Defense Contract Management Agency and at the UW’s Access Technology Center.

Alexandra, ’02 Scholar

Low vision
Earned a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry from the UW. Previously a research scientist in the Shendure Lab in UW’s Department of Genome Science, now a stay-at-home mom.

James, ’02 Scholar

Mobility impairment
Earned a degree in political science from The Evergreen State College.

Jared, ’02 Scholar

Health impairment
Earned an associate’s degree in liberal arts from Columbia Basin College.

Andrew, ’02 Scholar

Learning disability
Studies design at Cornish College of the Arts. Works in abstract painting.

Rima, ’02 Scholar

Cerebral palsy
Earned degrees in political science and communications from the UW. Interned at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the American Civil Liberties Union. Works at Inbios International Incorporated for infectious diseases diagnostics as a document control specialist and equality systems analyst.

Chris, ’02 Scholar

Muscular dystrophy
Earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the UW. Received a DO-IT Trailblazer award in 2009. Works as a software development engineer at Microsoft.

Carson, ’02 Scholar

Learning disability
Earned a bachelor of arts in comparative literature with honors from the University of Washington. Lives in Washington, DC, and works in new media, analyzing user behavior for a news magazine website.

Dale, ’02 Scholar

Cerebral palsy
Earned a law degree from Gonzaga University. Works at the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Angela, ’02 Scholar

Cerebral palsy
Attended community college and studies psychology with hopes to become a social worker or counselor for teenagers.