We’re back!
Last spring, the UGC funded three D-Lab summer projects focused on tackling global poverty challenges. Learn about the accomplishments of last year’s D-Lab Candidates and celebrate the success of their efforts to establish sustainable impact on emerging communities around the globe.
Thank you. UGC donors made this impact possible.
D-Lab Project updates are in!
Photo from Julia Heyman's project
Julia Heyman '16
Household Air Pollution Monitoring with Sensor Networks

Photo from Samir Wadhwania's project
Samir Wadhwania ’18
Solar-powered Water Distribution Systems for Isolated Villages
el sauce and guayabo,
el salvador
Photo from Rin Yunis' project
Rin Yunis ’16
Designing and Implementing Workshops for FabLab
koh yao yai and
ban sam ka, thailand
Announcing New Project! Details coming soon!
Next Up:
Three new D-Lab projects need UGC funding over IAP. Hear from the Candidates, make your gift and vote starting October 31st!
Creating a Valuation Method to Provide Leverage for an Informal Market
Emma Castaños ’17
Durban, South Africa
Locally Manufacturable, Inexpensive Motorcycle Ambulance Trailers in Rural Tanzania
Emily Young ’18
Mbeya, Tanzania
Precious Plastic - Waste to Wealth
Lauren TenCate ’18
Arusha, Tanzania
Class of 2018

UGC Co-Chair
Nicole Habibe Burgos

De Xin Chen
Hannah Chen
Amanda Fike
Carissa Gadson
Melissa Gianello
Cory Johnson
Amir Karamlou
Clementine Mitchell
Navil Perez
Aasavari Phanse
Kate Scott
Katelyn Sweeney
Jenny Yao
Class of 2019

UGC Co-Chair
Nonye Ikeanyi

Lisbeth Acevedo
Abdelgadir Balla
Jordan Benjamin
Shavina Chau
Stephanie Khaguli
Bruke Kifle
Theresa Machemer
Sabrina Mazer
Mariah Mullen
Hunter Richardson
Christabel Sitienei
Amber VanHemel
Tharindu Withanage
Class of 2020

Audri Amaro
Mofoluwaso Jebutu
Jasmine Jin
Tyler Millis
Cathy Nguyen
Diana Nguyen
Deon Richmond
Sarbari Sarkar
Jade Talley
Ruth Tweedy
Meryl Wang