Eli J. & Phyllis N. Segal Citizen Leadership Program
Anicia Fernandes, Segal Fellow

Anicia Fernandes

2009 Brandeis Undergraduate Segal Fellow

Anicia Fernandes majored in sociology and anthropology at Brandeis University, class of 2010, with a minor in African American Studies. She is a resident teacher in kindergarten at the public charter elementary school Up Academy in Dorchester, Mass. During her time at Brandeis, Anicia served her community by encouraging high school students to attend college through formal speaking engagements, and assisting in neighborhood health education and the administration of surveys to ascertain community health needs. Anicia was also a Community Engaged Fellow and participated in clubs such as the Women of Color Alliance and the Brandeis African Club.