Nisha Desai (2004) applied for the Atlantic Council Millennium Fellowship after seeing a post in the Alumni Facebook group by Damon Wilson (1991 Scholar, Executive Vice President at the Atlantic Council), and was selected! She got to meet the other fellows at the Concordia Summit in DC, which convenes over 60 heads of state, 600 C-Suite Executives, 300 press, 4,500 participants, 100 represented countries and more to build meaningful partnerships for social impact.
Maddie Dill (2014) was named Homecoming Queen at the University of Georgia.
Jonathan Baio (2009) is getting his Ph.D. at Loma Linda School of Medicine, researching cardiac biology in space, and he did an interview with NASA TV last month.
For the 2017-2018 school year, Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business welcomes Dr. Tyrha M. Lindsey-Warren (1990) as its new Clinical Assistant Professor of Marketing. Dr. Lindsey-Warren will be teaching classes devoted to Advertising and Digital Marketing as well as serve as an Advisor to the business school’s acclaimed Center for Sports, Sponsorships, and Sales.
Albert Lawrence (2003), a new correspondent for CBS Innovation Nation, interviewed Kavita Shukla (2002) about her invention Fresh Paper last Saturday on the show! You can watch their segment here. Immediately after it aired, Fresh Paper sold out.
Congratulations to Justin Pinn (2009), STEM Academy Director at Breakthrough Miami, has been selected to serve as a 2017-2018 Afterschool Ambassador for the Afterschool Alliance program. He is one of just 15 leaders from across the nation chosen for the honor this year.
The Alumni Advisory Board (AAB) supports the Foundation’s mission and goals, and in October, they welcomed new members Ashley Chang (2006), Dr. Philip McAdoo (1991), and Jacqueline Roman (2015) at their annual retreat, and also welcomed back Micaela Connery (2004).
Wesli Jones (2012) – producer at CNN, cancer survivor, and voice of the #CocaColaRenew campaign – came by CCSF to say hello, and The Coca-Cola Company invited our New York Scholars to the National Forest Foundation’s 25th Anniversary Dinner.