Emmanuel Magara ’11

photo of Emmanuel Magara Major: Biochemistry

Zimbabwe in Perspective (2007-08)

Emmanuel was born in and grew up in Zimbabwe. In high school, Emmanuel organized the first HIV/AIDS awareness march in his community that over 3000 students from 5 different schools participated in. Emmanuel was nominated to represent and advocate for children’s rights in the Zimbabwe Junior Parliament. Among other projects, Emmanuel conducted fund raising activities to finance tuition fees for orphans in his community. In January 2008, he spent 3 weeks in South Africa learning about post-apartheid community development. Currently, Emmanuel is a Lead/Senior RA for Barnard, East and Barnard residence halls, a Bonner Scholar for Community Service and is majoring in Biochemistry with a minor in Chinese.