Yvanka De Soysa ’11: Research and Rollercoasters
- Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
- Biological sciences major; international relations minor
- Duckett House
Organizations: Head resident of Duckett House; Groove a cappella; Student Academic
Adviser; teaching assistant for the Department of Philosophy; cultural chair of EKTA; Student Government
Association first-year class president.
Notable Accomplishments: Magna cum laude in biological sciences; Phi Beta Kappa; Sigma Xi; First Group Scholar and dean’s list; intern at the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History botany department; employed as a research assistant at Boston Children’s Hospital.
Yvanka De Soysa