Arizona State University
Shantel Marekera is a MasterCard Foundation Scholar in Barrett, the Honors College at Arizona State University pursuing a 4+1 accelerated Justice Studies program in the School of Social Transformation. She is also a member of the Alpha Lambda Delta Honors Society who has been on the Dean’s List of outstanding scholars for four consecutive semesters. Shantel is passionate about social justice and emancipation of minority groups. She is currently a research assistant for Professor Milli Lake on issues of gender violence in Sub Saharan Africa. Shantel served in the office of the president in the Undergraduate Student Government as the director of diversity and inclusion. As a student leader, she was the only undergraduate student in the ASU Campus Inclusion Committee, an advisory group to the provost that focuses on promoting a positive and harmonious campus environment.