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Bush Fellow and Hennepin County Board of Commissioners Chair Irene Fernando finds her strength by being curious, asking questions, and taking risks.
By Marla Khan-Schwartz
Bush Fellows Ranee Ramaswamy and Aparna Ramaswamy have made their Ragamala Dance Company into an international bridge builder
By Lianna Matt McLernon
Bush Fellow Mukhtar Ibrahim’s Sahan Journal uses a donor-driven financial model to spotlight stories often overlooked by other news outlets.
By Frederick Melo
Photography by Jaida Grey Eagle
Bush Fellows Dr. Brittany Lewis and Dr. Joi Lewis collaborate to produce transformative healing sessions for Black Minnesotans.
By Harry Colbert, Jr.
Photography by Chris McDuffie
The Wolakota Project aims to reform the sacred union between buffalo and the Lakota people.
By Marcie Rendon
Photography by Zach Straw
Marcus Owens (BF'17) leads the African American Leadership Forum into a new era for Black opportunity and connectivity.
By Michael Kleber-Diggs
Photography by Pierre Ware
Trailblazing Hmong leader Bo Thao-Urabe (BF’19) and the Coalition of Asian-American Leaders help communities join forces to rise above adversity.
by Susan Du
Illustrations by Khou Vue
When Michael Osterholm (BF’82) speaks about public health, the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy founder has the whole world listening.
By Erik Tormoen
Bethlehem Gronneberg (BF'16) multiplies her impact from Ethiopia to Fargo and back again.
by Mo Perry
Photography by David Ellis
With the Neighborhood Development Center, Mihailo “Mike” Temali (BF’98) works with urban communities to help them grow from within.
by Sarah Chandler
Photography by Hunt + Capture
Maria Cristina “Tina” Tavera (BF’05) seamlessly blends her roles as an artist and educator.
by Cristeta Boarini
Photography by Xavier Tavera
Dipankar Mukherjee (BF’05) leads Pangea World Theater with a message of peace and inclusion.
by Sheila Regan
Photography by Rebecca Jean Lawrence