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'Miracle on a Shoestring'

Chelina Odbert '99 co-founded Kounkuey Design Initiative to build badly needed public spaces for impoverished areas around the globe.

See the June 15 New York Times article on one of her efforts in the Coachella Valley titled: "Out of the Desert, A Miracle on a Shoestring."

See the article on Odbert being named in 2012 one of "15 Emerging Social Innovators Most Likely to Become Leaders Who Will Solve the World's Critical Challenges" by American Express.