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Flinn Scholars

Flinn Scholars reflect on Life Hack Day

Earlier this year, the Flinn Scholars community gathered from their homes around Arizona and across the country for Life Hack Day—an annual career-development event conducted for the first time via videoconference. More than 70 Flinn Scholars currently attending Arizona universities spoke with Scholar alumni about topics such as choosing a career direction, networking, personal finance, […]

Flinn Scholars

Flinn Scholar alum and pediatrician Dr. Mia Henderson is fulfilling her lifelong dream

Dr. Mia Henderson, a Class of 2001 Flinn Scholar from Sierra Vista and University of Arizona graduate, is serving as a general pediatrician at the Southern Illinois Healthcare Foundation. An M.D./Ph.D. with a master’s degree in secondary education, Mia has desired since elementary school to be a pediatrician for families with trouble affording health care. […]

Civic Leadership

Rep. Daniel Hernandez working alongside Fellows at Arizona Legislature

Daniel Hernandez, Jr. State Representative Legislative District 2 Arizona State University Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions LinkedIn | Twitter | Facebook 1.  What suggestions would you have for Fellows interested in running for office? I would suggest reaching out to sitting elected officials, particularly those that are Flinn-Brown Fellows. Many of us […]


In solidarity with Asian American and Pacific Islander communities

The murder of eight people in metro Atlanta last week—six of them Asian women—was tragic and infuriating, and adds to a shameful, ongoing history of discrimination and violence against Asian American and Pacific Islander communities in the United States. In the last year, the COVID-19 pandemic has been used by racist opportunists to ridicule and […]