Meet the Board

Hannah Castelo

President

Hannah Castelo is a Senior from Richmond, VA majoring in Environment & Sustainability as well as International Agriculture and Rural Development. She joined Alternative Spring Breaks as a participant on the Harlem Grown trip in her freshman year. After exploring the social justice issues of food insecurity/food justice and engaging in meaningful service and conversation with the agency she will return this year as the trip leader for the Harlem Grown spring break trip. At Cornell, Hannah is also a member of Epsilon Eta, Cornell's first professional sustainability fraternity, and is an Undergraduate Resident Fellow and active member of the Alice Cook House community on West Campus. In her free time, she enjoys running, swimming, and exploring Ithaca's beautiful hiking trails.

Laila Rahbari

Vice President

Laila Rahbari is a Freshman from Orlando, Florida studying Industrial and Labor Relations. She joined Alternative Spring Breaks to develop greater community engagement and understanding in New York City. She is interested in law and human rights. On-campus, Laila is also involved in TEDx Cornell, Women of MENA, and the Cornell Tradition Fellowship. Outside of class, you can find her exploring any of the coffee shops on campus or debating public policy with friends.