Talk with Truman Scholar
Kesha Ram and learn more about the Truman scholarship! The Truman scholarship supports graduate school
funding for young people committed to public service and working for the public
good. Students apply as juniors for this scholarship, so this is a great
opportunity for first-years and sophomores to learn more about the scholarship
and to meet a dynamic leader in Vermont! (Note: you must be a US citizen
at the time of application.) Here are the details:
Truman Scholarship Conversation with Kesha Ram
Thursday, 4/18/19 12:30-1:30pm in the CTLR (Davis Family Library)
Lunch will be served! RSVP online by Wednesday, 4/17 to have lunch available.
And here’s more information about Kesha:
Kesha Ram is a 2007 Truman Scholar from the University of Vermont who competed in the Southern California region. She has been a speaker at the Truman Scholar Leadership Weekend and recently sat on the New England Truman Scholar Interview Panel. After graduation from UVM, she won a seat in the Vermont Legislature, serving as the youngest state legislator in the country at the time. She served four terms in the Vermont House of Representatives on behalf of Burlington on the House Ways & Means Committee and as Vice Chair of the House Natural Resources & Energy Committee. In 2016, she ran for Lieutenant Governor of Vermont and became the first woman of color to earn double digits in a statewide race. Most recently, she successfully pursued a Master of Public Administration from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.