Upon graduating from Grand Valley State University, Ollie plans to attend law school.
He hopes to pursue a legal career and eventually fund his own business venture.
Her family is scattered through Nepal, US, New Zealand and Canada.
Currently, she is back in Jordan, interning with the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR).
A total of 719,618 people of concern are registered with UNHCR in Jordan, including 646,329 Syrians, 55,162 Iraqis, and 9,127 others including 4,071 Yemenis, 3,055 Sudanese and 777 Somalis.
Richa Bhurtel – Masters of Business Richa Bhurtel has been pursuing her MBA at GVSU since Fall 2015.
Born and raised in the beautiful South Asian country Nepal, Richa loves exploring new opportunities and meeting new people.
With his free time, Ollie enjoys reading books (preferably on a beach), traveling, hiking, and cooking.
Ollie is passionate about influencing people to maximize their potential and chasing after their dreams.Maria Beelen – Geology Maria is a senior at Grand Valley State University studying geology, as well as women, gender and sexuality studies.With these degrees she hopes to go into hydrology and eventually science communications.Cook Leadership Academy Fellows Where Emerging Leaders Prepare to Build Our Future Welcome to the Cook Leadership Academy! Cook Leadership Academy is a leader development program for 60 undergraduate and graduate students during the academic year.The program is co-curricular and cross-disciplinary — this year representing 52 different areas of study — and it provides numerous opportunities for student fellows to develop leadership excellence.She sits as the Vice-President for Educational Affairs on Grand Valley’s Student Senate, and as the President of Women in STEM Fields at GVSU.