The following Ambassadors began participating in DO-IT as Scholars in 1996. They continue to pursue college and career goals and encourage younger DO-IT Scholars and Ambassadors.
Attention deficit disorder, dyslexia, dysgraphia
Earned a bachelor's degree in microbiology with minors in computer science and chemistry from Eastern Washington University. Works as a research associate in the pharmaceutical industry.
Earned a bachelor's degree in molecular and cellular biology from the University of Arizona and a medical degree from Stanford University. Internal medicine resident at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. Received a DO-IT Trailblazer award in 2004. Competitor in many wheelchair racing events, including the 2004 Athens Paralympics and 2008 Beijing Paralympics.
Earned a degree in computer science from Eastern Connecticut State University.
Albinism and low vision
Attended Eastern Oregon State College.
Graduated magna cum laude with a degree in graphic communications and emphasis in multimedia from Minnesota State University, Moorhead. Currently working as a web administrator for Daktronics.
Studied public policy and administration at Western Oregon University. Works for the Oregon Department of Justice and Benton County Sheriff's Office.
Earned a bachelor's degree in social work from the Rochester Institute for Technology; currently pursuing a master of social work degree at California State University, East Bay. Works as a residential counselor at California School for the Deaf in Fremont, CA. Has a daughter.
Attention deficit disorder
Attended Pacific Lutheran University.
Attended San Diego State University, studied political science and interior design with an interest in designing accessible homes. Mentor for the Center for Emerging Leadership.
Earned a bachelor's degree in English and art from Augustana College, and a master's degree in teaching from City University. Returned to Washington to pursue a career as a middle school teacher.
Earned a doctoral degree and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in exercise physiology at Iowa State University; completed a second postdoctoral fellowship at the University of California, San Diego, in phospholipase C-mediated signal transduction. Continuing research of Ras-mediated signal transduction in cancer cells as an assistant professor of biology at Morningside College in Iowa.
Earned a bachelor's degree in economic finances and information technology management and a master's degree in city and regional planning from the University of California, Berkeley.
Earned a bachelor's degree in computer science from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. Specializes in software and web accessibility consulting.
Attended Community College of Allegheny County in Pittsburgh, PA.
Attention deficit disorder
Earned a degree in graphic design from the University of Massachusetts. Works as a graphic designer.
Earned an associate's degree in horticulture science from Hawkeye Community College. Works in landscape design and freelance web design. Owns a nursery and garden shop, specializing in water gardens and hostas. Has written several articles for the Hosta Journal, published by the American Hosta Society (AHS). Serves as web editor on the Board of Directors for AHS.