We had a fantastic evening at a reception with our Washington, DC, Coke Scholars.
It was such a treat to learn from 2002 alum & Washington Post White House Bureau Chief, Philip Rucker (2002), who shared the challenges and privileges of being a journalist.
We also had a great Coke Scholars alumni reception at Liberty Coca-Cola in New York City the following night.
Program alum and The Muse founder, Kathryn Minshew (2004), discussed the life of an entrepreneur with the group.
One more stop in NYC – breakfast with Coke Scholars Katori Hall (1999), Heather McGonegle (1999)…
… Ankit Dhir (2006), and Krishna Gidwani (1994).
Miami Coca-Cola Scholars Dino P. Munroe Jr. (2008), Jarrett Chizick (1996), Marly Casanova (2002), and Judy Moore (2006) attended the 100 Black Men of America Annual Conference’s Chairman’s Award Luncheon as guests of The Coca-Cola Company, who are sponsors of the event.
Brennen Feder (2017) stopped by Coca-Cola Headquarters to visit. He will be completing a summer internship in Denver, CO, with Honest Tea and would love to connect with fellow Coke Scholars in the area.
Brennan came back to Coke Headquarters to be trained as a Coca-Cola Campus Ambassador with fellow Scholars Justin Kawaguchi (2017), Raymar Turagan (2016), Tejas Sekhar (2017), and Miguel Chavez (2017).
Kavita Shukla (2002) got together with Jason Feldman (1990) and his partner Travis while in Seattle on business.
Timothy Chung (2018) sported his Coke Scholar socks at his high school graduation!
Hilary Corna (2003) and Gabbi Lewin (2008) met up at Facebook’s office.
Samuella Takyi-Buachie (2013) showed her Coca-Cola Scholar pride in Costa Rica. “When Coca-Cola funds part of your undergrad education, you have no option but to patronize every chance you get! Forever a #CokeScholar.”
JJ Jaxon’s new company, Mission MightyMe, won the Ideas Competition at Plywood Presents, a conference for start-ups doing good, and Clara Tsao (2009) received the highest-impact award for her work as a Presidential Impact Fellow at the White House.