Undergraduate Fellow Bios

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Adriel Ghadoushi, Class of 2022

Adriel Ghadoushi is a 4th-year student, from Los Angeles, studying Society and Environment, and joined the Berkeley Institute in the Fall of 2021. Adriel currently works on circular economy strategy for Walmart Inc. After graduation, Adriel will join the Walmart team full-time while he pursues a law degree with a focus in environmental and natural resources law. While not in school, Adriel loves to bake bread from scratch and volunteer at the Chabad at UC Berkeley.

Amir Grunhaus, Class of 2023

My name is Amir Grunhaus. I was born and raised in Costa Rica. I am currently intending to double major in Political Science and Economics at the University of California Berkeley. 

Ana Light, Class of 2023

I am hoping to study Psychology and maybe minor in Art or Anthropology. I grew up in Seattle and moved to Irvine at the beginning of high school. When I am not in class you can find me either playing Ultimate Frisbee, camping, swing dancing or drinking a lot of coffee! I speak German and Hebrew and spent a gap year volunteering in Berlin and living on Kibbutz Sde Eliyahu in Israel. A fun fact about me is: I have a pet goat!

Cammie Lambert

Cammie Lambert, Class of 2023

Cammie is studying English and Legal Studies with experience in marketing, writing/editing, social media, customer service, and technical support. She is currently working for the UC Berkeley Information Services and Technology Department (CalNet). She hopes to gain experience in the legal field as well as explore other career opportunities that reflect her passion for writing, editing, working with people, and creative thinking.

Carmel Tenenbaum, Class of 2023

Carmel is studying Media Studies and Political Science with an emphasis in International Relations. Right now she is working on the social media platform of the Berkeley Institute trying to increase student engagement. She hopes to either go into human rights law, journalism, or event management.

Charles Halstead

Charles Halstead, Class of 2022

Charlie is studying Political Science and is the Administrative Assistant at the Townsend Center For Humanities.

Haley Mendlin, Class of 2022

Haley Mendlin is from Modesto, CA, and just joined the institute as an undergraduate fellow this year. Haley is studying Business Administration and is extremely interested in healthcare and business. Once she graduates from Berkeley, she hopes to attend business school and achieve a master’s degree in business and public health. Outside of the fellowship, she serves as the Internal Vice President for the Healthcare Business Association at Berkeley and is involved with research at the Walter A. Haas School of Business. In her free time, she enjoys exploring new coffee shops and spending time with her friends and family. 

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Hannah Wenger, Class of 2022

Hannah is from Los Angeles, CA and is studying Political Science here at UC Berkeley. She loves being around friends and family and is especially thankful for the way Judaism has shaped her. One day, Hannah hopes to become a lawyer and make tangible change in people’s lives. When she am not studying, you can find her cooking, hiking, or learning about the stock market!

Harley Rader

Harley Rader, Class of 2022

Harley is passionate about social and environmental issues—particularly equity and sustainability. Hence, she is pursuing simultaneous degrees: a BA in American Studies with a self-designed concentration in Social Policy and Intervention and a BS in Society and Environment with a concentration in Sustainability and Justice. Her complementary course of study is enhanced by her minor in Public Policy. She intends to channel her passions and education into a career in public service. Outside of her classes she is either on the slopes or actively recruiting for Cal’s Ski and Snowboard Club.
Kalia Rodich

Kalia Rodich, Class of 2022

Kalia Rodich is a student of Business Administration at the University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business. She is starting her career in taxation to explore the intersections of business and law. She loves to put herself out there and bring energy and zest to all her endeavors.

 

Megan Cistulli, Class of 2022

Megan Cistulli, a fourth-year undergraduate student at the University of California, Berkeley originally from Atlanta, Georgia, and earning a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with an emphasis in international relations and American politics while minoring in Human Rights, has been a fellow at the Berkeley Institute since September 2021. Working as an undergraduate research assistant at the Berkeley Center on Comparative Equality and Anti-Discrimination Law, Megan conducts research regarding sexual harassment in education and in the workplace. After she graduates from Berkeley, Megan plans to attend law school and become an attorney building on her experiences working with educational institutions, entrepreneurial programs, and sexual harassment research. 

Milan Adaea Zavolta

Milan Adaea Zavolta, Class of 2022

Milan Adaea Zavolta is a Posse Scholar studying Political Science with a concentration in international relations at UC Berkeley. She is excited about her new internship with One Fair Wage – the capstone project for her Food Systems minor. Milan Adaea plans to apply to law school this fall while she continues to work in political consulting. Outside of school, she enjoys working on her family’s olive grove and olive oil business.
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Sam Friedman, Class of 2022

Sam is from San Jose, California and has lived in the Bay Area all his life. He is double majoring in Political Science and Legal Studies at Cal, and he hopes to go on to practice law. In his free time, he enjoys playing chess, watching movies, and spending time with friends. He hopes that he can facilitate on-campus conversation and education about Israel through the Institute.

Shor Masori

Shor Masori, Class of 2023

Shor Masori is from San Diego, CA, and has been a fellow at the Berkeley Institute since January 2022. Shor is a staff writer and photographer for San Diego Jewish World, helping to prove that ‘there’s a Jewish story everywhere!’ He currently studies Psychology and Creative Writing. Once he graduates from Berkeley, he hopes to go to graduate school for a PhD in Psychology. In his free time, Shor tends to his garden and is learning how to ink.

Sydney Kend

Sydney Kend, Class of 2022

Sydney Kend is a senior at UC Berkeley double majoring in Business Administration at the Haas School of Business and Political Science at the College of Letters and Science.

 

Talia Harris

Talia Harris, Class of 2022

Talia Harris is from Los Angeles, CA, and has been a fellow at the Berkeley Institute since January 2020. Talia currently works for the Berkeley Law Center for Comparative Equality and Anti-Discrimination Law and is very interested in international relations. Once she graduates from Berkeley, she hopes to move to Washington DC and be involved in Middle Eastern politics with the State Department or a think tank. In her free time, Talia loves reading historical novels and practicing her skills in graphic design.