Ashoka U Changemakers of the Week

October 14, 2013
Jayson Marwaha '14, founder of MED International.

Each week, Ashoka U highlights a student across the US as the Changemaker of the Week. Several Brown students have been Changemakers of the Week, showcasing their inspiring stories and ventures:

October 14, 2013 - Jayson Marwaha '14 (pictured above) is the founder of MED International, which aims to increase the availability of live-saving medical equipment and improve the standards for health in resource-poor hospitals. Read the article here.

September 23, 2013 - Drew Heckman '13  describes his work founding Queer Nebraska Youth Network, a peer-led group that provides support and connections for the LGBTQ community. Read the article here.


September 9, 2013 - Lauren Behgam '15 and Ben Simon from University of Maryland, discuss their work at the Food Recovery Network, a student led non-profit that recovers and donates food from college campuses to those in need. Read the article here.


August 12, 2013 - Andrew Kaplan '15, Sam Gilman '15, and Alyssa Garrett '15 talk about their work with Common Sense Action, bringing students to the policy-making table to fight for generational equity. Read the article here.