Mezekerta Tesfay


Beloit College


Grinnell, IA

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Mezekerta Tesfay is an Ethiopian-American Iowa native and Grinnell High School graduate. Currently she is a sophomore at Beloit College in Wisconsin, majoring in Sociology. This past summer, she was one of three students chosen to represent her student body on Beloit College’s Return to Campus Committee, which formulated Beloit College’s Covid-19 response. She has been involved with her campuses Black Student Union and various anti-racism efforts. Her more notable accomplishments are making the deans list consistently, being a co-author of her school's Student Statement of Culture, and serving as an intern for Iowa House Representative Ruth Ann Gaines this past spring.
Internship final reports: 
2021Jane's Due Process