Student Ambassadors

The Bill Lane Center student ambassadors are a collective of Center-affiliated undergraduates that assist in refining the Center’s undergraduate programming initiatives. Undergraduates interested in participating in any of the Bill Lane Center’s offerings should connect with a student ambassador.

Hannah is a junior at Stanford University, majoring in Public Policy with a Health Care Policy concentration and International Relations with a Social Development and Human Well-Being specialization. She is minoring in Middle Eastern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures. Hannah has grown up in Portland, Oregon, exploring areas of medical research, public policy, community development, and social justice. She is primarily interested in developing institutional health care policy in order to allow for a health care system that is more linguistically and culturally responsive across vulnerable populations. At Stanford, Hannah serves in the student led organization, Habla, as a Core Team, and Advocacy Member, as well as an English tutor to Stanford custodial employees. Additionally, Hannah serves in the Stanford Advocacy and Research in the Emergency Department (SHAR(ED)) program, and Stanford Women in Politics (SWIP).

Alex Li (he/him) is a senior studying civil engineering from Camarillo, CA. He's interested in adapting cities for climate change and the pressures of the twenty-first century, as well as land and resource management practices in the West. In his free time, you can find him hiking around the Bay, sketching people in Main Quad, or wandering the stacks in the library.

Naomi Ray is a senior majoring in chemical engineering. During college, Naomi has worked as a research assistant and explored public service. This past summer, she worked with the Washington Water Trust. Outside of school, Naomi can be found cooking, reading thrilling novels, or spending time with her family in Atlanta. Her enthusiasm for environmental literacy and policy fuel her excitement to pursue a career in innovative solutions for civil infrastructure and water systems.

Sydney Schmitter is a junior at Stanford majoring in Earth Systems on the Land Systems track. She is interested in studying the intersection of marine and land systems through a socio-ecological lens and hopes to eventually enter the nonprofit world. Sydney is passionate about issues of environmental justice and is involved with several projects on campus through Students for a Sustainable Stanford and Strategies for Ecology Education, Diversity, and Sustainability. Outside of class, you can typically find Sydney gardening, fishing, playing tennis, or wave-jumping in her hometown of San Diego.