A Shared Mission of Helping Others

Maya Soetoro-Ng, Stanley Ann Dunham’s Daughter Dr. Maya Soetoro-Ng, the daughter of Stanley Ann Dunham, shares her mother’s passion for education and peacebuilding, and her half-brother Barack Obama’s gift for words. Born in Jakarta, Indonesia, young Maya was home-schooled by her mother and traveled with her to small villages throughout Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand, India, Bangladesh and…

In their own words…

To the Classes of 2018 at Mercer Island and Rainier Beach High Schools, a hearty Congratulations–you made it! We recognized our 2018 scholars at Mercer Island High’s senior breakfast, Arwa Mokdad and Sophie Poole, and are about to recognize those from Rainier Beach High School at their senior breakfast, Michelle King and Gabriela Lopez. We…

Introducing the 2018 Scholars!

  We are so proud to introduce our 2018 scholars: two recipients from Mercer Island High School and two from Rainier Beach High School. They inspired us when they spoke at our annual Award Ceremony on April 22nd. Check out their accomplishments on our “Meet the Scholars” page. Here are some highlights: Gabriela Lopez Jimenez (from…

It’s That Time Again! Application Now OPEN

Senior year can feel like a whirlwind. Between tackling college applications and determining your first steps after high school, you often work tirelessly to maintain good academic standing amidst a marathon of academic, social, and extracurricular activities. As the year draws to a close, it may also become time to look into securing financial support…