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2019
Bush Fellowship

Plymouth, MN — Alex West Steinman has a bold mission to increase economic access, resources and opportunities for women. She believes that prosperity begins with the economic empowerment of women and non-binary individuals.

2019
Bush Fellowship

Granite Falls, MN — Ashley Hanson has a bold vision: To use the arts to build healthy, thriving rural areas throughout Minnesota and beyond. Born into generational rural poverty, she learned to imagine a different reality through theater in high school.

2019
Bush Fellowship

Saint Paul, MN — Austen Hartke wants more faith communities to be safe and inclusive places for LGBTQ people.

2019
Bush Fellowship

Eagan, MN — Bo Thao-Urabe wants Minnesota to be an inclusive, thriving place for all communities. As a young immigrant to the U.S., she learned quickly how to help her family succeed in a system that lacked understanding of and commitment to refugees.

2019
Bush Fellowship

Saint Cloud, MN — Hudda Ibrahim is not afraid to tackle big issues. In her home community of St. Cloud, she helps employers attract and retain immigrant and refugee employees. She also coaches and connects immigrant women to local employers. As a refugee to the U.

2019
Bush Fellowship

Fort Yates, ND — Joseph McNeil (Standing Rock Sioux Tribe) is focused on building possibility for the children of his Standing Rock Sioux Tribe.

2019
Bush Fellowship

Saint Paul, MN — KaYing Yang believes that her community’s prosperity and collective well-being will be maximized only when there is true gender equity.

2019
Bush Fellowship

Richfield, MN — Maria Regan Gonzalez believes that collaborative leadership creates room for more voices in decision making. As the first Latina mayor in Minnesota, she understands that bridging across difference is essential for the next generation of leaders.

2019
Bush Fellowship

Minneapolis, MN — Nawal Noor knows it is possible to create social enterprise businesses that effectively address economic disparities.

2019
Bush Fellowship

Black Hawk, SD — Sarah Pierce (Oglala Lakota) wants Rapid City to become the model of a culturally responsive city.

2019
Bush Fellowship

Woodbury, MN — Tou Ger Xiong is called to a life of public service and social justice activism. The Hmong American storyteller, artist and activist shares his personal stories across the country to build cultural competency and address racial discrimination.

2018
Bush Fellowship

Hopkins, MN — Amanda LaGrange believes the Midwest's generous business community provides fertile soil for social enterprises that hire adults facing employment barriers.