Five ESG members of the Class of 2022 have been inducted into the MIT Laureates and Leaders program: Juan Aleman, Desmond Edwards, Julia Elena Gonzalez, Giramnah Peña-Alcántara, and Abigail Scott. The Laureates and Leaders Program is designed to encourage highly motivated and talented underrepresented sophomore students in their pursuit of a graduate degree; specifically dual M.D./Ph. D. or Ph. D. programs in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields. Students are identified by their interests in advanced studies and by their strong academic records at MIT.