Andrew Nguyen, Segal Fellow

Andrew Nguyen

2014 Brandeis Undergraduate Segal Fellow

Andrew Nguyen is a senior majoring in sociology and anthropology at Brandeis University. He is expected to graduate in May 2015. Andrew is a member of Students for a Just and Stable Future and co-founded the Brandeis Divestment Campaign, a movement to divest the university’s endowment from fossil fuel corporations. He was a member of Climate Summer, a program that travels throughout New England exclusively by bikes to support and connect local community groups and individuals on environmental justice and climate change. This past summer, Andrew worked with Interfaith Worker Justice in tying together theology with economic justice organizing. Currently he is organizing around worker justice for Brandeis and Sodexo employees. He is interested in grassroots intersectional work at the nexus of race and class, seeking approaches that will bring together people from a diversity of movements. Andrew is from the suburbs of Philadelphia. During Andrew’s Segal Summer Internship, he worked at School of Unity and Liberation in San Francisco, California. He was mentored by Segal Founder Garen Corbett as his Segal Coach.