2021 - 2022 Fellows

Charis ShinCharis Shin (she/her) is an Honors College student majoring in English and Economics, and the proud daughter of Korean immigrants. On campus, she studies social entrepreneurship as a research assistant at the School of Communication & Information, with a focus on the organizational differences between commercial and socially oriented new ventures. She is also the treasurer for the Rutgers chapter of the Petey Greene Program, where she tutors incarcerated students and hosts events on the injustices present in our nation’s carceral system. Alongside her passion for social impact, Charis is a lover of stories, whether they be her own or those of others, and this passion has inspired her role as a Speaker Curator for TEDxRutgers. She enjoys giving a platform to people from all walks of life and has worked with everyone from indie rappers to history scholars. Outside the classroom, Charis identifies as an active learner, an outdoor adventurer, and a child at heart– she hopes to channel this energy in the nonprofit sphere after graduation.