UW Women's Center

Student Spotlight


Agazit Tassaw recently became a recipient of the prestigious Horatio Alger Scholarship. Tassaw was one of 140 US students to receive this award–one of only two individuals from Washington State! She will be attending UW in the fall.



Mahlet Assefa is the first girl in her family to graduate from high school and will be attending one of the following schools she was recently accepted to this fall: Columbia, Stanford, Yale, and the University of Washington!



Neelofer Vahora is one of 33 students in the state of Washington to receive the 2010 Gates Millennium scholarship, the largest minority scholarship funding 4 years of undergraduate studies for first generation college students.