Hunter Kolon is a recent graduate of Southern Methodist Univeristy with degrees in Human Rights and Political Science and minors in Public Policy, International Affairs, and Spanish. While at SMU, Hunter was honored to receive many accolades: SMU’s Outstanding Senior Woman, Hunt Leadership Scholar, Tower Scholar, 2019 US-UK Marshall Scholar Finalist, and Phi Beta Kappa. Pursuing her interest in public service, Hunter interned with the U.S. Department of State, the Office of George W. Bush, and the Consulate General of Mexico in Dallas. In 2013, Hunter founded Mission Comfort, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization working in the sugarcane communities of the Dominican Republic. Her senior year of high school, Mission Comfort raised over $20,000 to build a school in the Dominican. Today, Mission Comfort manages a microloans program that supports women opening and operating their own businesses in the sugarcane communities. Hunter has just begun her first year at UC Berkeley Law School where she plans to continue pursuing her passion in international human rights law and exploring her interest in the intersection of social justice, technology, and law.