Victoria Hewitt
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“I worked with the International Water Management Institute in India after my sophomore
year, and this experience piqued my interest in water issues. Junior year, I went to Togo to assess ways to
provide safe drinking water to a village of 3,000 people who had neither safe drinking water nor
electricity. My senior thesis is on advanced chemical oxidation techniques for treating industrial


“I joined the department because I am excited to think about how the built and the
natural environments interact—tall buildings, natural disasters, tall buildings staying standing
in the midst of natural disasters. These are cool things to think about.”


“I’m interested in international development and have taken entrepreneur-ship
courses with Princeton’s Keller Center. While studying at Ashesi University in Ghana the spring of
my sophomore year, I also volunteered at a microfinance institution on the outskirts of the city.”


“All four years I’ve been involved in Princeton Evangelical Fellowship, a
Christian group on campus. I’ve also been involved with Outdoor Action all four years, and led
freshman trips my sophomore, junior, and senior years. My freshman year I was on varsity track and field;
now I play lots of intramural sports with my eating club.”