Team Six

 

 

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Emily Lawson

Emily Lawson is a senior level student majoring in civil/environmental engineering and minoring in international development studies. She grew up in Denver, Colorado with a diverse culture of immigrants, environmental activists, and passionate Christians. This upbringing has inspired her to act out her faith in love through holistic evangelism. She has traveled to Ecuador, Peru, Ethiopia, and Kenya to work on water projects varying from physical access to, cultural appropriations of, and the cleaning of water. She is passionate about human rights, justice, water, and the intersection of all three. After graduating in July 2017, she hopes to pursue a career in which engineering can be used to provide humans access to water through engineering or law.

Contact information: emily.lawson.2013@gmail.com

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Jennah Maier

Jennah Maier is a senior level student majoring in civil/environmental engineering and minoring in environmental studies. She grew up in Grand Rapids, Michigan and spent the past summer working under the Clean Water Institute of Calvin College. For this job, she did research on the various water disinfection approaches used in developing countries.  She is passionate about the intersection of environmental and humanitarian work and plans to pursue a career in water engineering after graduation in May 2017.

Contact information: jennahmm_@hotmail.com

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Ariana Strydhorst

Ariana Strydhorst is a senior level student majoring in civil/environmental engineering and international development studies at Calvin College. Ariana came to Calvin from Calgary Alberta, Canada. Growing up in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains influenced Ariana to become passionate about environmental consciousness. She spent the past summer, and still holds an intern position, at an agricultural engineering consulting firm in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Ariana is spending her summer in the same intern position before returning to Calvin for a final semester of international development studies a semester abroad in the spring. Upon graduation in May 2018, she plans to follow her passion for travel and international development by utilizing her engineering degree overseas.

Contact information: a.strydhorst@gmail.com