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.
Learning disability, attention deficit disorder. Works as a dental assistant.
Osteogenesis imperfecta, syringomyelia. Attended Big Bend Community College with a major in accounting. Passed away January 2011.
Learning disability. Works at a nursing home as a nurse’s aid.
Mobility impairment. Pursuing a degree in computer information systems at Skagit Valley College. Interested in software engineering, website construction, and other computer-related occupations.
Learning disability. Attended Bellevue College. Would like to pursue a career as a social worker.
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. Has a son.
Atypical Aspergers - autistic psychopathy. 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 UW’s Access Technology Center.
Cerebral palsy. Earned a master’s degree in library and information science from the University of Washington. Works for the King County Library System.
Low vision. Earned a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry from the University of Washington (UW). Worked as a research scientist in the Shendure Lab in UW’s Department of Genome Science and is now a stay-at-home mom.
Mobility impairment. Earned a degree in political science from The Evergreen State College.
Health impairment. Earned an associate’s degree in liberal arts from Columbia Basin College.
Learning disability. Studies design at Cornish College of the Arts. Works in abstract painting.
Cerebral palsy. Earned degrees in political science and communications from the University of Washington. Interned at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the American Civil Liberties Union. Works at Inbios International Incorporated for infectious disease diagnostics as a document control specialist and quality systems analyst.
Muscular dystrophy. Earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of Washington. Received a DO-IT Trailblazer award in 2009. Works as a software development engineer at Microsoft.
Learning disability. Earned a bachelor of arts in comparative literature with honors from the University of Washington. Works in digital product development and lives in Washington, DC.
Cerebral palsy. Earned a law degree from Gonzaga University. Works at the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Cerebral palsy. Attended community college and studies psychology. Hopes to become a social worker or counselor for teenagers.