Husky 100

Husky 100 Spotlights


September 4, 2020

Where are they Now: Bao Nguyen

2019 Husky 100 Bao Nguyen

Since the reception of the Husky 100 award in my junior year, I have continued to be involved with my past activities. I have been an intern for the past three quarters at UW Leadership without Borders. In Fall 2019, as an intern, I served as a Lead Mentor for Mentor Power For Success, a…


September 2, 2020

Where are they Now: Prithvi Shetty

2019 Husky 100 Prithvi Shetty

I am currently working as a Data Scientist at SAP Concur for almost seven months now. I interned at this organization while in graduate school, so it was great to return. I have also participated in internship panel at the iSchool. I have been a mentor through SAP for CodeLabs to help students (who did…


August 31, 2020

Where are they Now: Samantha Bailey

I currently serve as the Legislative Assistant to State Representative, Mia Gregerson, of the 33rd Legislative District (South King County) since January 2020. The main reason I was attracted to working with Rep. Gregerson was her dedication to equity and social justice. She shoulders the struggles, pain, anger, and hope of those who have been…


August 27, 2020

Where are they Now: Aayush Saxena

I am currently working as a software engineer at Sonos, home audio company for almost 2 years now. Never thought I would be able to balance my time and doing two jobs of teaching and being a software engineer. The Husky 100 award gave a platform to take on more that I really cared about….


August 25, 2020

Where are they Now: Karley Benoff

I recently graduated from the Masters program in Mechanical Engineering in June of 2020. During my program, I researched for the Department of Neurological Surgery within the UW Medical Center. I have accepted a job as a Product Design Engineer for Phillips in Bothell, WA and will begin working in August. Recognition as a member…


August 19, 2020

Where are they Now: Brendon Krall

Being a Husky 100 has been a source of pride and somewhat of a “badge” that represents my values and approach to life. I applied to the Husky 100 partly to validate all of the hard work that I had done at my time at the University of Washington, but more so to demonstrate the…


August 17, 2020

Where are they Now: Angel Chen

Being a Husky 100 as an international student from China meant so much to me and my community. There were only three Chinese students named as the Husky 100 in my cohort in 2018. I was really honored and excited when reading the email from the Husky 100 committee, starting with the word, “Congratulation!” I…


August 12, 2020

Where are they Now: Amanda Levenson

Spotlight Receiving the Husky 100 meant that the university and its supporters cared about the efforts I was invested in at the time of the award and believed in my potential to continue making a difference in these areas in the future. I was heavily involved in my chemical engineering community through research and clubs,…


August 10, 2020

Where are they Now: John Avi Socha

Currently, I am employed at a family law and civil litigation firm in Seattle, WA. Simultaneously, I am attending UW’s accelerated Paralegal Certification Program to prepare myself for an eventual admission to law school. So far, helping advocate for my client’s personal interests has been an immensely rewarding experience, and I hope to continue my…


August 5, 2020

Where are they Now: Gabriella Tosado

I graduated in June 2020 with a dual PhD in Chemical Engineering and Nanotechnology & Molecular Engineering. I planned to travel after graduation to South America and South East Asia but now during pandemic life I’m moving to Bozeman and will spend some time off backpacking and learning how to ski. One of the projects…



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