Nicole D. Sconiers ’11 (Los Angeles, MFA) contributed the short story “Kim” to a horror anthology of black women authors, Sycorax’s Daughters. The book was a 2018 Bram Stoker Award finalist. Nicole authored the short story collection Escape from Beckyville: Tales of Race, Hair,
Ruta Shah-Gordon ’16
Ruta Shah-Gordon ’16 (GSLC, PhD) was awarded a reciprocal exchange grant from the United States Department of State and the International Research and Exchanges Board to work with Mandela Fellow Charlene Chekenya to collaborate on strengthening responses to sexual harassment in higher and tertiary institutions in Zimbabwe. Read more about Shah-Gordon and her dissertation Intercultural Competence Development through Civic Engagement here.