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Meet the Duke and Stanford ACE Ambassadors from each of our programs. Learn more about their tips for applying to ACE and making the most of the experience. An asterisk (*) beside an ACE Ambassador’s name indicates that they are returning ACE ambassadors.

China | India | Peru | South Africa | Vietnam

ACE in China Ambassadors

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Lelia Boley

School: Duke University
Team: Rowing (Women’s)
Contact: lb267@duke.edu

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Veronica Brtek

School: Duke University
Team: Track & Field; Cross Country (Women’s)
Contact: vb80@duke.edu

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Meible Chi

School: Duke University
Team: Tennis (Women’s)
Contact: mc515@duke.edu

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Isabella Duan

School: Stanford University
Team: Lightweight Rowing (Women’s)
Contact: iduan@stanford.edu

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Brandon Kier

School: Stanford University
Team: Wrestling
Contact: Brandonk@stanford.edu

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Jacie Lemos

School: Stanford University
Team: Lacrosse (Women’s)
Contact: jlemos@stanford.edu

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Shannon Richardson*

School: Stanford University
Team: Beach Volleyball (Women’s)
Contact: sr20@stanford.edu

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Haley Schleicher

School: Duke University
Team: Field Hockey (Women’s)
Contact: haley.schleicher@duke.edu

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Mikaela Watson

School: Stanford University
Team: Lacrosse (Women’s)
Contact: mwatson3@stanford.edu

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ACE in India Ambassadors

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Nathaniel Hernandez

School: Duke University
Team: Swimming & Diving (Men’s)
Contact: nh124@duke.eduu

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Maddie Hess

School: Duke University
Team: Swimming & Diving (Women’s)
Contact: mmh59@duke.edu

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Kate Kutzer

School: Duke University
Team: Track & Field (Women’s)
Contact: katherine.kutzer@duke.edu

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Julia Persche

School: Stanford University
Team: Lacrosse (Women’s)
Contact: jpersche@stanford.edu

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Valerie Przekop

School: Stanford University
Team: Track & Field (Women’s)
Contact: vprzekop@stanford.edu

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ACE in Peru Ambassadors

ACE in South Africa Ambassadors

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Teaghan Cowles*

School: Stanford University
Team: Softball (Women’s)
Contact: tcowles@stanford.edu

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Max Feldman

School: Duke University
Team: Soccer (Men’s)
Contact: mrf31@duke.edu

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Taylor Lallas

School: Stanford University
Team: Tennis (Women’s)
Contact: tlallas@stanford.edu

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Amelia Smith

School: Stanford University
Team: Beach Volleyball (Women’s)
Contact: ameliasm@stanford.edu

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Aleeza Yu

School: Stanford University
Team: Gymnastics (Women’s)
Contact: aleezayu@stanford.edu

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Anja Zehfuss

School: Stanford University
Team: Rowing (Women’s)
Contact: azehfuss@stanford.edu

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ACE in Vietnam Ambassadors

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Anna Lee

School: Stanford University
Team: Fencing (Women’s)
Contact: alee99@stanford.edu

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Kaylie-Mings

School: Stanford University
Team: Field Hockey (Women’s)
Contact: kmings11@stanford.edu

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Sophia Sole

School: Stanford University
Team: Sailing (Women’s)
Contact: ssole@stanford.edu

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Jillian Wolgemuth

School: Duke University
Team: Field Hockey (Women’s)
Contact: jillian.wolgemuth@duke.edu

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