Congratulations to the 30 Notre Dame alumnae under 30 years old who have been nominated and selected by their peers for significant contributions they have made in their professional and/or personal lives.
Roselle Agdipa '11
Law Student
Since graduating from Notre Dame in 2011, Roselle has been part of different organizations across the country to help migrants and socio-economically disadvantaged individuals. In Nebraska, she worked at Legal Aid of Nebraska to help individuals with their housing and family law issues. Roselle also worked in Washington D.C. on environmental policy. She has made strides to advance immigration policy in Nebraska with the Nebraska legislature and continued this work in Boston as an executive member of Immigration Law Association while working with immigrants in the Boston community.
Kimberlin Serrina Marie Borca '09
Counselor at the Huckleberry House Crisis Shelter

After graduating summa cum laude from USF in 2013, Kimberlin moved to a rural community of 3,000 people in Japan where she taught English to elementary and junior high school students and created opportunities for cultural exchange. During this time, she also joined and co-lead two missions trips to minister to child survivors of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. Since moving back to the Bay Area in 2015, Kimberlin has been working with homeless, runaway and sexually exploited youth as a crisis counselor at Huckleberry House, a youth shelter in San Francisco. This fall, as a Social Welfare student at UC Berkeley, Kimberlin will be working with especially vulnerable youth who are hospitalized for severe mental health issues.

 
Jency Butler '08
Deputy District Attorney, Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office
As a deputy district attorney, Jency represents the people of the state of California in misdemeanor jury trials. She is mostly responsible for presenting cases against individuals suspected of criminal behavior. She also initiates criminal proceedings by filing formal criminal charges, recommends sentencing of offenders, investigates persons, issues subpoenas and plea bargains with defendants. Most important to her heart, Jency works with victims of crime, to empower every victim and give them a voice.
Madison Campione '15
Student at University of Southern California, BA Film & TV Production
Madison is currently a junior at the USC School of Cinematic Arts. Last summer, she co-wrote and directed “Remembrance,” an award-winning short film which premiered at the 2017 Cinequest VR & Film Festival (voted best film festival by USA Today). Her film was subsequently selected to screen at venues around the country. Madison's work has been featured by print, TV, internet, podcast and radio media outlets (including NBC Bay Area News and the Mercury News) and her film has garnered many positive reviews. This summer she was awarded a scholarship to intern at the 2017 Festival de Cannes as part of a special program recognizing promising young female directors.
Karen Chiang '07
EMM Specialist at Cisco Systems
Karen's role as an economic development agent in West Africa enabled her to work with grassroots communities to develop and establish a town's first plastic recycling plant. The project not only benefited the environment, but it also created a channel to empower women and offered a new and different way to generate income within the community. In line with her past experience, she is currently part of a team that's working on developing a critical business unit within Cisco's Cloud Networking Group. It is Karen's responsibility to scale the business and implement ways to create sustainable growth for their teams and the business as a whole.
Grace Choy '08 Raines
Designer, Gensler
Ever since she was 13 years old, Grace has been inspired by architecture and the power of design, and how they can greatly enrich the community and environment. Graduating summa cum laude with a bachelor of architecture degree from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, Grace is currently a designer at Gensler, the largest global architecture and design firm. Before graduating in 2013, Grace competed in the annual Vellum furniture design competition and won a trip to Milan to attend the Salone del Mobile, the most extensive furniture fair in the world. After completing seven national exams, Grace is only one exam away from becoming a licensed architect in California.
Asha DuMonthier '11
Campaign Associate at East Bay Alliance for a Sustainable Economy (EBASE)
Asha currently splits her time between strategic research and community organizing to build campaigns for economic justice for people of color in the East Bay. Asha has trained workers on how to defend their rights at work and has contributed to campaigns that raise job standards in the warehousing industry. Prior to this position, Asha worked at the Institute for Women's Policy Research, where she led the creation of a report called The Status of Black Women in the United States that analyzes data by gender, race and ethnicity for all 50 states.
Georgina Dunn '11
Material R&D at BCBGMAXAZRIA Group. Part time co-coordinator of For All Time Events
Months after graduating from ND, Georgina started school in Los Angeles. On her first day in LA, she worked for a fashion designer's show. She began doing more fashion shows and worked her way through the ranks to become a backstage director for LA and NY fashion weeks. Georgina is currently working for BCBGMAXAZRIA in the Material R&D Department. On weekends she is an event coordinator for For All Time Events, specializing in wedding, baby showers, corporate events and birthdays. She also specializes in designing and making clothes, costumes, décor, invitations and other products as a freelancer. Georgina plans to start her own company one day.
Laura Hamister '06 Zwilling
Associate Attorney, Julie Mack & Associates
Laura began her legal career as a volunteer for the Legal Aid Society of San Diego working with victims of domestic violence. After seeing the impact her assistance had, Laura was inspired to become a family law attorney, and has practiced family law for the past four years. Laura is known for her ability to find creative solutions to difficult problems and prides herself on providing excellent representation for her clients. Laura also volunteers her time as a court-appointed special advocate for children in San Diego's foster care system.
Sejal Hathi '09
MD/MBA Student, Stanford
Sejal is a fourth-year Stanford MD/MBA candidate working at the nexus of clinical medicine, policy, and grassroots advocacy to foster better health systems for our most vulnerable on a global scale. She founded her first NGO advancing girls' education as a Notre Dame student in 2007 and has since led multiple global initiatives promoting human rights, health equity and participatory democracy around the world. Sejal has spoken at the U.N. General Assembly, the World Health Assembly, the Nobel Laureates & Leaders for Children Summit, and TEDWomen, among other settings; and is a Soros Fellow, a Forbes 30 under 30 honoree, and a Truman Scholar.
Rosemary Hua '10
Sr. Manager, Walmart.com / Jet.com eCommerce
Rosemary is the founder and CEO of Empathy FX International (2009 - present), a non-profit organization that builds schools and provides university scholarships in Ghana. In 2013, she became the first senator of UC Berkeley to be nominated by the Catholic Community, representing 40,000 constituents. In the following year, she served as president of UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business. In addition to Empathy FX, Rosemary co-founded the University Catholic Conference of California and AFX Competitive Dance Team.  She is now an executive of the Haas Alumni Network in San Francisco, CA, having graduated with two simultaneous degrees in political science and business from UC Berkeley. Rosemary is now a senior manager at Walmart.com eCommerce, previously working at Amazon.com in Seattle.
 
Carly Hudson '09
3D Artist
After her college graduation in 2016 with a major in animation and illustration, Carly immediately snagged an internship with Nimble Collective helping the company create short films. From there, she got her start in the gaming industry at the forefront of the virtual reality and augmented reality field as a 3D artist. Her and her team shipped their first major game title to Steam, Perplexigon, in February of 2017. She was the only woman on the game team.
Andrea Huynh '11
Medical Student at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Andrea is a second year medical student at CWRU School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio. During her six years in Cleveland, Andrea has pursued several passions, including competing nationally with Case Kismat Indian Fusion dance team, leading a medical mission trip in Peru, and participating in skin cancer research at the Cleveland Clinic and University Hospitals. Because of her love for the arts and patient service, she founded Art to Heart, an organization that encourages students to use their talents to serve the community through music therapy for Alzheimer's patients, crocheting blankets for infants and elderly, and making pillows for cancer and cardiac surgery patients.
Jessica Jin '10
Marketing Designer at Codify Academy
After working in international clinics and neuroscience research at Stanford, Jessica started her career in healthcare, where we she provided strategic recommendations to minimize revenue loss for hospitals around the country. Learning, first-hand, about the limitations within the American healthcare system, inspired her to shift her focus into education leadership. In SF, she learned front-end web development and spearheaded the marketing division of a growing coding school. Her passion for learning brought her to Memphis to be an education pioneers research fellow. There she's helping to revitalize the city by designing an internship portal for local college students.
Jennifer Kirkland '10
Data Scientist, HP, Inc.

Immediately after graduating from college, Jen took a consulting job that took her to India and then Chicago in the field of Data Analytics. While consulting, she worked on analytics projects in the fields of medicine, criminal justice and marketing. After deciding that consulting wasn't what she wanted to do, she started working as the youngest member of HP's Insights Lab, a team on the forefront of big data transformations and business analytics for HP's print business. She is currently helping to change the way HP looks at financial modeling through big data.

Brianna Krong '11
Associate for the Center for Gender and Refugee Studies
Brianna works as a development and communications associate at the Center for Gender & Refugee Studies (CGRS), a nonprofit that protects the human rights of refugee women, children, LGBTQ+ individuals, and others fleeing persecution through legal expertise, impact litigation, policy development and research. In her role at CGRS, Brianna assists in the management of communications and media relations and maintains the organization’s website. Additionally, she prepares grant proposals and reports and oversees donor management and fundraising systems. Brianna also provides front-line technical assistance to attorneys and maintains ongoing data collection tracking cases from all levels of immigration adjudication. Brianna received her B.A. in political science and peace and justice studies from Wellesley College in 2015 and plans on pursuing a career in public interest law.
Jiao "Kitty" Lan '13
Business Analyst at Mckinsey and Company
As a graduate of Georgetown University, B.S.F.S. in science, technology and international affairs, magna cum laude, Kitty has followed her passion for the consumer and retail industry. She has worked with the world's Fortune 500 consumer companies in innovating new store experiences, pricing strategies and initiatives. Most recently, she led transformation efforts at an American retail brand and a Canadian department store. Kitty has always been passionate about Asian-American issues and has been actively involved at her university, at McKinsey, or in her general community. Looking ahead, Kitty is eager to continue being involved in Asian-American issues, and making an impact at the organizations she will work with.  
Aundraya Martinez '10
Probation Community Worker, Santa Clara County Probation Department
Following graduation, Aundraya returned home to work in East San Jose first as the project access coordinator at the Valley Palms Family Resource Center and now as the PCW in the Neighborhood Safety Unit of the Probation Department. In both roles, Aundraya worked alongside Valley Palms moms to establish and support the Neighborhood Association in challenging the dominant narrative surrounding VP, a community often characterized by gang violence. With the community's buy-in and voice,  Aundraya advocated for and oversaw the expansion of the center's hours and partnerships which leveraged additional funding to maximize long-term impact.
Sydney Mimeles '09
Content Marketing Manager/Apple Inc.
Sydney began her career as a coordinator at iTunes and focused on the music and books divisions. She managed the iBooks consumer marketing initiatives for over two years, expanding the digital presence, production of live-events, talent and author relations. More recently, Sydney began working at Apple News in the area of consumer engagement.
 
 
Kelly Minot Rafey '12
Editorial Assistant, College History, W. W. Norton & Company
"To frame my own nebulous contributions within the language of impact and empowerment, I aim to serve as a steward of the Humanities," was Kelly's primary focus at Princeton, where she studied the history of language, of books, and of linguistic thought. There she applied these intellectual endeavors to her life outside the classroom—in classical reading groups, in the artist community where she lived, and in the writing center where she worked. After a wonderful year in college publishing at W. W. Norton, this fall she will be reading for an MPhil (an advanced research degree) in early modern history as a Pelling Scholar at the University of Cambridge, where she hopes to continue studying and engaging—herself and others—in the humanities.
Allison Nakano '07
Managing Consultant, Michael Page International
While at San Francisco State, Allison worked in a start-up social enterprise that combats predatory lending. While pursuing a master's degree in international economics and finance she concurrently worked for the state of MA and a national non profit which helped small, local companies expand globally. She spent four months in Turkey working for the Turkish-American Relations Council and wrote an op-ed for the Economist on the Gezi protests. Now working at Michael Page, Allison leads Boston's women's empowerment initiatives and its philanthropic efforts. She is on the leadership board for the nonprofit, Raising a Reader, and will be moving to Dubai in the fall with the company to continue the build-out of their financial services practice.
Jessica Paige Melara Glenn '10
Sustainability Manager, Freeman
Jessica "JP" Paige Glenn, is the Sustainability Manager for Freeman’s corporate green initiatives, increasing resource and economic efficiency in operations, and creating clients' events without impacting the environment. She has earned certifications as a LEED Green Associate, a Sustainable Event Planner and an MPI's Sustainable Practitioner, been named as a millennial to watch in the green industry, and a conference presenter. She earned dual bachelor’s degrees in Economics and Environmental Studies from the University of Redlands with honors in April 2014. Jessica remains active in ensuring ND’s continued legacy through financial donations, volunteering, and leading by example.
Nicole Pal '10
Accenture - Senior Analyst
Nicole works for Accenture, within the consulting branch, focusing her work on high tech and software clients looking to expand. She has also taken an active role in people development at Accenture, from leading new analyst integration programs to planning and hosting one of their largest Northern California annual events focusing on trends in electronics and high tech. She credits much of her poise and confidence to her time at Notre Dame.
 
Mary Prescott '12
Assistant Engineer, HMH Engineers
Mary graduated from Cal Poly SLO with a degree in civil engineering and began working at HMH Engineers in July of 2016. She served on a team of civil engineers and landscape architects focused mainly on redesigning outdoor spaces within existing commercial campuses throughout the Bay Area. Within the past year, she's had the opportunity to gain experience designing larger scale mixed-use spaces and is currently part of a team designing the grading and drainage of a new indoor/outdoor entertainment facility on a 40-acre site in San Jose. She hopes to continue diversifying her skill set and potentially finding a focus in environmental design. Mary will begin testing for licensure when she becomes eligible next spring.
Hannahrose Robinson '09
Lead Teacher Achievement First
Hannahrose is entering her fifth year of teaching and has found a career she loves.  She also has a passion for educational reform in America. Every day, before she walks into her classroom, she repeats the powerful words of Rita Pierson: “How powerful would our world be if we had kids not afraid to take risks, who were not afraid to think, and who had a champion. Every child deserves a champion; an adult who will never give up on them. Who understands the power of connection and insists that they become the best that they can possibly be. Is this job tough? You bet-cha. But it is not impossible. We can do this. We’re educators. We’re born to make a difference.”
 
Maria Sanidad '05 Espinoza,  MA
Classroom Clinician, Beacon School
Maria is currently a marriage and family therapist intern specializing in art therapy and working towards licensure. She has experience working with various populations in the community ranging from older adults in hospice to teenagers with emotional and behavioral problems. She is currently working with a local high school district providing school-based therapy and therapeutic support in the classroom. Her job allows her to help teenagers in the community not only grow socially, but emotionally.
Christy Sutherland '11
Head of Sales, CrossLead, Inc.
Christy joined CrossLead as a customer success analyst focused on helping large companies operate like small, high-performing teams. In 2016, she moved to the sales team. Less than a year later at CrossLead she was identified in the top 15% of influencers within the organization. In 2017, Christy was promoted to head of sales where she is responsible for all new client business across the company. Prior to CrossLead, Christy's interest in leadership extended to her role as captain of her division III women’s varsity lacrosse team, where she was also named second-team all-league.
Tina Tran '06
Needle & Thread Law
After high school, Tina attended UC Santa Barbara where she developed her passion for prison abolition and prisoner rights. She served as a City Year corps member in North Lawndale, an underprivileged neighborhood in Chicago, before attending law school at Loyola University Chicago School of Law. Since graduating,Tina has worked as both a criminal defense and a debt relief attorney. She started her own solo-practice earlier this year to advocate for the rights of everyday people and help them get out of debt and increase their job prospects by expunging their criminal records. Tina is also an ardent social justice advocate, predominantly for the rights of the LGBTQ+ community.
 
 
Izzy Ullmann '14
Student and Community Outreach Intern at Asylum Access Malaysia
Izzy has spent the past five years engaged in anti-trafficking and refugee work. She conducted human trafficking research in four Bay Area county and district attorney offices, also writing and teaching curriculum on the issue. Izzy worked with international leaders of anti-trafficking movements. Seeing the blatant intersections between trafficking and refugees, she now works with refugees and asylum seekers. At East Bay Sanctuary Covenant, she worked on drafting declarations for refugee status with Central American asylees. At International Rescue Committee, she helped resettled refugees apply for permanent residency, family reunification and citizenship. Currently, she's working at Asylum Access Malaysia and writing human trafficking curriculum for vulnerable refugees.
Ariana Vargas '12
As a member of the Golden State Warriors Community Relations Team, Ariana uses the platform to reach out to the community, creating a lasting impact through cause marketing programs and initiatives. She recently assisted in the Legacy Project that was dedicated to renovating a local school in Oakland. Her team created a Learn & Play Zone which provided the youth with a safe place to play and resources to help them explore educational interests. She has always been dedicated to improving the quality of life for those who are underserved in the community.