Tyler Zangaglia (2018) has been named a Dear Future Community Challenge changemaking winner for Portland! Earlier this year, The Coca-Cola Co. USA invited 18 to 24-year-olds across the U.S. to submit their best ideas to strengthen their communities in the “Dear Future Community” Challenge. The company has announced 17 finalists from across the country who will have their ideas turned into reality, and Tyler is the finalist for Portland. He will be partnered with community experts and supported with funding from The Coca-Cola Co. USA to help make his vision a reality – creating the ActEd Program with the goal of empowering the next generation of community leaders by building their skills and creativity, and connecting them to current city leaders.
Kavita Shukla (2002) was honored at Variety’s ‘Power of Women’ event in Los Angeles, alongside Natalie Portman, Tiffany Haddish, Lena Waithe, Regina King, and Emma Gonzalez. The annual event recognizes some of Hollywood’s most philanthropic women whose efforts have made a significant impact to their chosen charities and causes. Kavita, inventor of FreshPaper, founded a company called Fenugreen that has a new name – The FRESHGLOW Co.
Coca-Cola Scholars are connected not only by a college scholarship, but also a shared desire to improve the world. Together, they make it happen, and the Coca-Cola Scholars Alumni Advisory Board (AAB) was created to help.
Thursday, September 27, 2018, Coke Scholars and alumni from the very first class in 1989 to the newly selected in 2018 traveled to Atlanta to connect, learn, and propel their collective desire to improve our world forward.