Rose Reiken is a native New Yorker and a rising senior at Barnard College studying Sociology and Urban Teaching. She serves as Director of Pedagogy for Meet Me at the Museum, a program that writes and gives tours of art museums in New York City to low-income students. Rose is also a Judaics teacher at a local synagogue and will serve as her Hillel’s Vice President of Engagement next year, creating programming to make her Jewish community on campus more inclusive. In years past, Rose was her college class president and a mentor for first-generation low-income students. With a free minute, she is an avid baker and often carries the scent of freshly baked brownies around with her wherever she goes. After graduating, Rose plans to teach high school history and later dedicate her career to equitable education reform with a particular focus on school discipline.
Updated May 2019