History and Goals:

The Third Culture Kid Board was first created in Fall of 2001. Board members serve as advisors and brainstormers to the TCK Intern. The TCK Board’s main goal is to create and promote events catered towards supporting the Lewis & Clark College TCK community.

How to Get Involved:

If you are interested in being a member, please contact our TCK Intern, Tessa Forth, at , Instagram @lc_tck, or visit the International Students and Scholars Office located on the 3rd floor of the Fowler Student Center.

TCK Board Members: 2023-2024


Masha Glazneva

Pronouns: she/her

Year: Sophomore

Major & minor: Environmental Studies; Chemistry

Countries: South Korea, Australia, Russia, Canada, USA

Favorite things to do in PDX: Cafe hopping, Saturday Market, Powell’s Books


Zahra Tait

Pronouns: she/her

Year: Freshman

Major: International Affairs

Countries: Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu, Thailand

Favorite thing to do in PDX: Be in nature, look at the trees


Trevor Jackson

Pronouns: he/him

Year: Senior

Major: Rhetoric and Media Studies

Countries: Hong Kong, Vietnam, and South Korea

Favorite thing to do in PDX: Going to live concerts 


Ethan Vanderende 

Pronouns: he/him

Year: Sophomore 

Major: Molecular Biology 

Countries: Kenya, UK, India, Australia and New Zealand 

Favorite thing to do in PDX: Nature hikes 


Jana Qasem

Pronouns: she/her

Year: Sophomore

Majors & minor: International Affairs and World Languages; Middle Eastern and North African (MENA) Studies

Countries: Jordan, Kuwait, and the United States

Favorite thing to do in PDX: Go to Cannon Beach 


Soraya Young-Pen 

Pronouns: she/her

Year: Junior

Major & minor: Psychology; Health Studies

Countries: Cambodia, Spain, Canada, USA

Favorite thing to do in PDX: Get boba and walk by the Waterfront


Brittany Rahamefy 

Pronouns: she/her

Year: Freshman 

Major & minor: Planning on double majoring in International Affairs and Economics

Countries: Madagascar, Mauritius, France, Thailand

Favorite thing to do in PDX: Thrifting in Sellwood