Partner Development and Evaluation
Pro Humanitate Institute
Amanda Rosensky graduated in 2018 from Wake Forest University with a B.A. in Politics & International Affairs and History. During her undergraduate career, Amanda worked with campus and community-based volunteer organizations including Campus Kitchen, World Relief, and the Student Association for the Advancement of Refugees. She will be serving as an AmeriCorps*VISTA for the Winston Salem Community Action Coalition, focused on data and assessment, beginning in August of 2018.
Diaper Bank of North Carolina, Triad Branch
Moriah Gendy is a returning VISTA member at the Diaper Bank of North Carolina. In 2016, Moriah graduated from Wake Forest University, where she majored in History, with minors in Religion and Middle East and South Asian Studies with a concentration in Arabic. She previously worked as a Community Organizer with the Public Interest Research Group at Rutgers University, before leaving to learn and work about organic farming. Moriah is returning for her second year with Diaper Bank of NC, where she assists low-income families across the state in accessing diapers for their families.
Habitat for Humanity of Forsyth County
Kids Cooking Coalition
The Campus Kitchen at Wake Forest University
Cook Elementary School
Kierra McClinton graduated from Wake Forest University in 2017. After graduation, she served with the Winston-Salem Community Action Coalition. She is focused on building capacity in after-school programs and expanding access to programs. Following her second year of national service, Kierra will attend law school to pursue a J. D.
Winston-Salem Urban League
Originally from Gastonia, North Carolina, Meli graduated from Wake Forest in 2018 with a bachelor's degree in Religion and minors in Politics & International Affairs and Health & Human Services. She worked for the Event Resource Managers for three years, and was the co-manager in her senior year. She also spent two years working with the LGBTQ Center as a Change Agent, leading inclusive and educational programs for students and the campus as a whole. She was recognized as the 2018 Outstanding Student Leader at the 2018 SOAR Awards for her work facilitating a program for first-year LGBTQ+ and ally students called Queer First Year.
Opioid Addiction Response and Prevention
The Shalom Project
Originally from Elkin, North Carolina, Maggie graduated from Pfeiffer University in 2018 with a bachelor's degree in Religion & Human Services, with a concentration in child development. While at Pfeiffer University, she was a member of the women’s soccer team, a sports chaplain, and a Bonner Scholar. She previously worked with the Veterans' Restoration Quarters in Asheville, NC to assist veterans in securing housing and employment.