Husky Leadership Initiative

Student Leadership Advisers


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Meet the Student Leadership Advisers at our Winter Dawg Daze event:
Cookies & Cocoa with the SLAs!
Tuesday, January 16, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
MGH 206
No registration required 


Alexander Petersonalexander

Pronouns: he/him/his
Major: Economics and Public Policy
Organizations: ASUW Student Senate and elected Chair of Off-Campus Committee, Senate Liaison to the OGR Legislative Steering Committee, UW Pre-Law Society, Model United Nations
Research: Statistical assessment of Police violence in the United States
Internships & Employment: N/A



Ambar Aleman

Pronouns: she/her/hers
Major: Human Centered Design and Engineering
Organizations: Unidas Seremos, Purple Group, Dream Project, Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority
Research: N/A
Internships & Employment: Leadership Without Borders, Orientation Leader, College Success Navigator



Ash Zhou

Pronouns: he/him/his
Major: International Study
Organizations: UW Leaders, Pipeline Project, ASUW Senate, ASUW Student Commission, Unite UW, ASUW Election Administration Committee
Research: N/A
Internships & Employment: RestMesh Technology, iPinYou



Daniel Kaseberg

Pronouns: he/him/his
Major: Business Administration (Human Resource Management) and Law, Societies, and Justice
Organizations: Panhellenic Association, Husky Leadership Initiative – Learning Leadership in Theory and Practice
Research: N/A
Internships & Employment: Orientation leader, Outreach intern for Senator Patty Murray, Usher



David Alvarez

Super Senior
Pronouns: he/him/his/they/them/their(s)
Major: Communications
Organizations: UW Recreation, Husky Leadership Initiative, Student Activities Fees Committee, Dream Project, Center of Communication, Difference and Equity (CCDE)
Research: Departmental Communications Honors Program
Internships & Employment: Resident Adviser, NASPA NUFP Fellow, Unite UW



Hannah Cossmann

Pronouns: she/her/hers
Major: Communications (Political and Rhetoric Concentration)
Organizations: Husky Leadership Initiative, Sustainable Urban Mobility Study Abroad Program, Association for Women in Communications
Research: N/A
Internships & Employment: Marketing Intern at “A Touch of Bliss Events”



Joshua Dawson

Pronouns: he/him/his
Major: Molecular Cellular and Developmental Biology, Diversity Minor
Organizations: Vice President of Phi Beta Sigma, former co-president of MAPS
Research: Lampe/Paddison Lab at Fred Hutch
Internships & Employment: Health Care Alternative, Medical and Dental Education Program, USC Bridging the Gaps Internship




Laura Arpin

Pronouns: she/her/hers
Major: B.S. Psychology, B.A. Early Childhood and Family Studies, Diversity Minor
Organizations: International Student Mentorship Program, Husky Leadership Certificate, FIG Leader
Research: The Robinson Center Mindset Project
Internships & Employment: Youth Programs Development and Support, NASPA NUFP Fellow, Unite UW, International & English Language Programs, Jumpstart, ASUW, Undergraduate TA



Lesley Martinez

Pronouns: she/her/hers
Major: Bioengineering
Organizations: N/A
Research: Thomas Laboratory Researcher, UW Undergraduate Research Symposium, Emerging Researchers National Conference
Internships & Employment: GenOM ALVA, Washington NASA Space Grant Consortium Summer Undergraduate Research Program



Madhumita Bharadwaj

Pronouns: she/her/hers
Major: Economics
Organizations: FIG Leader with FYP
Research: N/A
Internships & Employment: Former Housing Ambassador for HFS



Sami Bailey

Pronouns: she/her/hers
Major: Public Health
Organizations: UW Leaders, Jumpstart, Husky Leadership Initiative (ULWL, HPA, LL in T&P Section Leader, Citizens University)
Research: N/A
Internships & Employment: Planned Parenthood VOTES, Seattle Children’s volunteer