We were thrilled to recognize the following students! We were so impressed by their work promoting diversity, the obstacles they have overcome, their thoughtfulness in their responses, and their successes.

Each recipient was invited to visit the Quip office in San Francisco for full day of learning, mentorship, and meeting the team (all expenses paid). Winners received $5000 towards their education, and runners-up received $1000.


2018 Winners

  • Albert A., Columbia University
  • Derrick Jackson, Jackson State University
  • Tatenda Ndambakuwa, New York University
  • Beriwan Ravandi, University of British Columbia
  • Jose Sagrero, California Polytechnic State University

2018 Runners-up

  • Samsara Counts, George Washington University
  • Antonio Gomez, California Polytechnic State University
  • Caroline Gschwend, University of Arkansas
  • Malvern Madondo, College of St. Scholastica
  • Dana Nguyen, University of California, Santa Barbara

2017 Winners

  • Yasmin Abdi, University of Maryland
  • Jiachen Jiang, Dartmouth College
  • Blake Lewis, University of Mississippi
  • Arlin Pedregon, University of New Mexico
  • Miracle Williams, Jackson State University

2017 Runners-up

  • Najlaa Bouras, Columbia University
  • Mei’lani Eyre, Cascadia College
  • Valeria Gonzalez, UC San Diego
  • Kartik Sawhney, Stanford University
  • Jenny Xu, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2016 Winners

  • Victoria Borneman, Georgetown University
  • Alvin Chitena, Wesleyan University
  • Kathryn Hodge, Vassar College
  • Alejandro Rioja, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Reynis Vazquez-Guzman, Stanford University

2016 Runners-up

  • Jace Chan, University of California, San Diego
  • William Essilfie, Columbia University
  • Sarah Lim, Northwestern University
  • Suraya Shivji, University of Southern California
  • Abby Van Soest, Princeton University