The Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Public Policy and the Social Sciences

Class of 2019 First-Year Fellow: Erica Ng

Erica Ng '19 is an Anthropology modified with Public Policy major and a Human Centered Design minor.

First-Year Fellows Erica Ng '19 and Kevin Griffee '19 with their First-Year Fellow mentor Gabriella Garcia '01. 

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Erica Ng ’19 comes from Seattle, WA and graduated from University Prep, where she was Student Body President and Captain of the Varsity Ultimate Frisbee team. She also participated in the National Honor and Spanish Honor Societies and earned multiple state level awards as a Mock Trial witness.

As an undergraduate, Erica is pursuing a major in Anthropology modified with Public Policy and a minor in Human Centered Design.

For her First-Year Fellowship, Erica was placed with Gabriela Garcia ’01 at the Center for Perinatal Advocacy, which strives to implement policy and coordinate programs that improve maternal and infant health outcomes in the Washington DC area.

“I am interested in the field of global health,” says Erica, “so my experience with maternal and infant health policies and direct patient interactions can be readily applied to my future academic and professional pursuits. I now know much more about the challenges facing maternal and infant health providers through my time working at the hospital and attending policy meetings with my mentor at March of Dimes and the DC Infant Mortality Review Committee.”

Erica believes her fellowship taught her a lot about project management and how to work with different types of people.

At Dartmouth, Erica is Vice President of the Dartmouth Women’s Ultimate Frisbee Team, a Dartmouth tour guide, and a Student Program Assistant for the Rockefeller Peer Mentoring Program with the Rockefeller Center. After graduation, Erica plans to pursue her interests in global health and product design.


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