Unite UW | Roshni Sinha
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Author: Roshni Sinha

If everybody contributes one pound, we can have a fortune! That was the concept I wanted to materialize when I got together with a few friends and had my first startup in middle school. We called our business One Pound. It began with us buying...

"The challenges that I have overcome remind me that it’s not just me, I’m not alone, and neither are you."At Seattle Central, it was so easy to get involved. In community college, everyone respected me and I was doing well. One of my proudest moments...

 The main thing I keep close to my heart is my Judaism. I am from Alaska and we don’t really have many Jewish people in my community and over time dealing with being the only Jewish person that I knew took a toll on me. Growing up...

"Today, my fraternity brothers are some of the most genuine and supportive people that I’ve ever met. There are certain stereotypes about fraternities, I try to represent the Greek community in a positive light in my other friend circles to beat those stereotypes.”Middle school...

Boren Scholarships, an initiative of the National Security Education Program, provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests, and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin...

"I take pride in being a 24/7 learner and urge you to go outside of your comfort zone to do the same!” Back in high school in Malaysia, I had a hard time talking to people, sharing what my problems are… I have this one really good...

When I passed the airport gate, I sobbed quietly so that my parents couldn’t hear. They shouted “Turn around, Jennifer!”And I couldn’t, because tears were all over my face. I was 15 when I came to the US from China.My first week in Oregon was...

Since Winter 2016, Unite UW has been breaking barriers between international and domestic students, and providing some 400 fantastic individuals the opportunity to interact and build strong connections with each other. Every single Unite UWer is an ambassador of diversity in backgrounds and experiences. We...

Growing up, I was constantly compared to my cousins, which made me feel like I would never match up to anybody or be good enough for my parents. In Asian culture, you’re either first or you’re nothing. It sounds a little extreme, but I’ve lived...