Nayram Gasu – TCG Intern


Nayram Gasu joined The Common Good as an intern in the summer of 2015. A senior at the University At Albany, SUNY, she’s double majoring in Political Science, and English, with a minor in Communications. Nayram is a serious advocate for civil equality and equity, especially in education. Nayram plans to join the Peace Corps……


Isaac Getlan

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Isaac joined The Common Good in January 2015.  He received a B.A. in History from SUNY New Paltz in December 2012. His interest in politics began at a young age, when he met Hillary Clinton as a 9-year-old during her campaign for Senator. He is also a founding member of the Smiling Hearts Clown Squad, a group of hospital……


Emily Mangan – TCG Intern


Emily Mangan joined The Common Good in June 2015 as a summer intern. She studies Environmental Studies and Government at Skidmore College. She is passionate about environmental issues and energy policy. Still debating whether to pursue a law degree or masters degree, she hopes to continue to work in environmental policy. Emily is also an……


Rana LaPine – TCG Intern


Born in Worcester, Massachusetts, Rana LaPine joined The Common Good in June of 2015 as a Summer Intern.  A rising senior at Wheaton College in Norton, Massachusetts, Rana will be graduating in May of 2016 with a major in International Relations and a double minor in Economics and Middle Eastern Studies. On campus, Rana is very……


Julia Xiong – TCG Intern


Julia joined The Common Good as an intern in the summer of 2015. A rising junior, she’s studying Economics and Sustainable Development at Columbia College. Julia hopes to work in promoting environmentally sustainable practices that are economically viable, or pursue a career in environmental law. On campus, Julia is involved with Design for America, a……


Jean Lambert – TCG Intern


Jean Lambert, a rising senior at New York University, joined The Common Good as an intern in June 2015. At the Gallatin School of Individualized Study, Jean is developing a concentration focused on the interactions between research in the natural sciences and the areas of public policy and law. She hopes that through efforts in……


Jocelyn Veliz – TCG Intern


Jocelyn Veliz joined The Common Good in April 2015. She is currently a senior at Baruch College with a major in Sociology. She is an active member of Women Empowerment for Success, an organization at Baruch College working to motivate young women to succeed and build confidence in their future careers. She is also a member of The……


Stefany Gutu – TCG Intern

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Stefany started interning for The Common Good in June of 2015. She studies Economics and Environmental Studies at New York University and hopes to work towards redefining economic standards in terms of environmental practicalities. She is passionate about films, history, and traveling. Her biggest passion is learning new things about people and places.…


Stephanie Roddy – TCG Intern

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Stephanie Roddy, originally from Aberdeen, New Jersey, joined The Common Good as an intern in the summer of 2015.  She is a rising junior at Fordham University majoring in International Political Economy and minoring in Business Administration.  While at school she volunteers as a Team Leader for Jumpstart a national early education organization that recruits……


Ryan Kelly – TCG Intern

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Ryan Kelly is recent graduate of Monmouth University (New Jersey), and joined the Common Good in May of 2015. He received his B.A. in Political Science with a concentration in International Relations, with a regional focus on Latin American politics. The interest in Latin American politics began after participating in an Argentine Politics class that……


Jessica Falk – TCG Intern


Jessica is a 2015 summer intern at the Common Good. She is a rising junior at Trinity College, where she is a Political Science major, Literature & Psychology minor, and a mentor for the honors program devoted to European culture. Her passions include using political philosophy in modern political discourse, and conducting discussions on bipartisan……


Serena Sharma


Serena joined The Common Good in November 2014.  She received a B.A. in English from Binghamton University in May 2014.  After recently working for the American Red Cross, Serena realized her passion for non-profit work, as well as for politics.  With the help of the TCG team, Serena hopes to increase awareness and advance productive conversation.…