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Meet Your CAST Fellows

Ben Fraley
Fort Collins, CO
Ben Fraley
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Hi, my name is Ben Fraley (He, Him, His, Himself)! I am a rising junior from Fort Collins, CO. I am studying marketing and legal studies for business. On campus, I am a Green Wave Ambassador and am a part of Delta Sigma Pi, a professional business fraternity on campus. I love to play racquetball, go to festivals in the city, and ski when I am home! Some of my favorite classes I’ve taken are Pre-Columbian Art History and Business Law. I’m so excited to meet you all and share my Tulane experience!

Impana Murthy
Cupertino, CA
Impana Murthy
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Hello, my name is Impana Murthy, (She, Her, Hers, Herself). I am a rising junior from Cupertino, CA majoring in Public Health and Cell and Molecular Biology. On campus, I'm a Green Wave Ambassador, Diversity Fellow, Public Service Fellow, Community Engagement Advocate, and I do soil and water microbiology research at the Tidewater building downtown. When I’m not studying, I enjoy going to the fly, watching movies at the historic Prytania Theater, and exploring the biggest little city in America! I can't wait to meet y'all!

Krishna Navaratnam
Chapel Hill, NC
Krishna Navaratnam
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Hi Y'all! My name is Krishna Navaratnam (He, Him, His, Himself) and I am a rising junior from Chapel Hill, North Carolina. I am majoring in International Development and Spanish with a minor in Public Health; I am also on the Pre-Med Track. On campus I am involved with the Office of Multicultural Affairs, Tower and Crescent (student-alumni organization), and am a sitting member of the Campus Services Advisory Board. In addition to being a CAST fellow, I will also be doing research this summer studying female involvement in guerrilla organizations. I love traveling around this city, and have enjoyed all the festivals and parades I've attended over the past two years. I'm so excited to meet all of you!

Kyla Denwood
Lombard, IL
Kyla Denwood
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Hey y’all! My name is Kyla Denwood (She, Her, Hers, Herself), and I’m a rising junior from Lombard, IL. I am currently pursuing a dual degree in Economics and International Development with a minor in Spanish. On campus, I’m involved in Green Wave Ambassadors and Phi Sigma Pi National Honor Fraternity. I am also a research assistant in the political science department, a drum major for the Tulane University Marching Band, and on the executive board for Club Ballroom Dance. One of my favorite classes at Tulane has been my TIDES class called “Game of Thrones”, but when I’m not obsessing over the latest GoT episode, I’m continuing my search for the best beignet in New Orleans.

Luisa Cuellar
Bogota, Colombia
Luisa Cuellar
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Hi! My name is Luisa Cuellar (She, Her, Hers, Herself) and I am a rising sophomore from Bogota, Colombia. I am currently majoring in Early Childhood Education and Psychology and possibly Sociology. On campus I am a Green Wave Ambassador, an Admission Intern in the Office of Undergraduate Admission, I work with the Center for Public Service as a chair in the Public Service Advisory Board, and I am the secretary of the Feminist Alliance of Students at Tulane. My favorite place in New Orleans has to be Audubon Park where you will find me going on a run and if I’m not there, I’ll probably be in Creole Creamery enjoying an ice cream sundae. I can’t wait to meet you this summer!!!

Sarah Gerstel
Matawan, NJ
Sarah Gerstel
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Hi, my name is Sarah Gerstel, (She, Her, Hers, Herself), and I am from Matawan, New Jersey! I am a rising senior double majoring in psychology and legal studies in business with a minor in marketing. On campus, I serve as a Green Wave Ambassador, the Vice President of Membership for Alpha Phi Omega community service fraternity, and a member of Sigma Delta Tau Panhellenic sorority. I have prior experience as a Senator on the Undergraduate Student Government, and I currently sit on the Campus Services Advisory Board and the Public Service Advisory Board. Additionally, I have an on campus job at the business school media services office and I intern off campus for an immigration law firm. This summer, in addition to serving as a CAST Fellow, I am completing a CPS internship with Make-a-Wish foundation. I am so excited to meet everyone this summer!