Kimberly is the CAS Program Coordinator. She was born in San Francisco, CA and raised in the Bay Area. She received a BA in Communication Studies from San Francisco State University and recently obtained an MA in Mass Communications with a focus on International Communication and Nonprofit Organizational Leadership from the University of Florida. Her MA thesis specifically looked at the intercultural sensitivity of U.S.-based INGO leaders.
Tracy Makuvire is a senior majoring in Human Biology with a focus in Women's Global Public Health. She is passionate about education and health care, and hopes to continue to medical school after her undergraduate studies. Tracy has been working as an office assistant to Dr Laura Hubbard since the beginning of her sophomore year. She accredits her expanded knowledge about countries in Africa, especially the Southern Region to the many hours spent in conversation, in events, and the intellectual curiosity surrounding the CAS office. A Haas Africa Service Fellowship recipient, for Summer 2012, Tracy is always excited to chat about her summer spent in the great land of Zambia, her study abroad experience in Australia, and her home town Bulawayo, in Zimbabwe.
Brenda Mutuma is a senior majoring in political science with a concentration in political theory. Hailing from Central Valley's Modesto, the greatest city-town in California, Brenda is interested in food politics and sustainability in Africa and international food security. She is an active member of the CAS team, working as office assistant to Dr. Laura Hubbard, happy to help plan, coordinate and attend the exciting events the Center has to offer.
Alex is a senior studying International Relations, minoring in African Studies and Art Studio Photography. She comes from Lancaster, Pennsylvania, though spent her childhood living in Ethiopia and the Republic of the Congo. She is a member of the CAS team, working as office assistant to Dr. Laura Hubbard and loving every second of it. She currently feels strongly about: using art and other unconventional methods to address and articulate issues in international social health. She's currently into: honest words, Laura's chocolate bowl, Frank Ocean, and looking forward to (rather than panicking about) the future.