New Leaders Council Selects Brown School Students, Alumni as Fellows

Alumni; Community Engagement; Policy; Students

Six students and alumni of the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis have been selected as New Leaders Council Institute fellows.

The New Leaders Council works to promote progressive thought leadership among Millennials, with 48 chapters across the United States. Each fellow gains access to a six-month training program that prepares participants with the skills to run for office, manage campaigns and pioneer start-ups. 

Fellows then take their education and experience back to their communities to foster activism and impact progressive change as civic leaders.

Brown School students selected include:

Clair Ellen Antoine, first-year MSW/MPH student
Student and Community Activist 

Ashley Kuykendall, second-year MSW/MPH student
Sexual Health Promotion Coordinator, Washington University

A number of Brown School alumni were also honored:

Sarah Arnosky, MPH ’16
Deputy Managing Director, Arch to Park Collaborative

Abby Buckhouse, MSW ’16
Financial Wellbeing Coach, Operation HOPE

Jessica Estes, MSW ’17
Community Organizer, Missourians Organizing for Reform & Empowerment

Alyssa Lazzeroni, MSW ’17
Care Manager, Missouri Alliance for Children and Families

In addition, two Washington University staff members were selected as participants: Steven Harowitz, associate director for campus life, and Purvi Patel, assistant director of the Center for Diversity & Inclusion.