2015-2016 Scholarship Recipients
Rae-Leigh Stark is a second-year MURP student and the recipient of the 2015-2016 Alta Planning + Design Scholarship. She grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio and earned a bachelor’s degree in urban planning from the University of Cincinnati. She is currently a transportation planning intern at the Urban Planning and Design Institute of Shenzhen, Guangdong, China. Rae-Leigh became interested in transportation as an undergraduate when she studied abroad for a semester at the University of Amsterdam, and is committed to working toward strong, equitable and active communities. She also received the 2014 Gail Achterman Leadership Scholarship, awarded by the Portland, Oregon chapter of WTS to women pursuing graduate or undergraduate studies in transportation. She loves traveling, biking, music, running, and doing anything crafty.