Humanity Distilled into Ink

How Diana Chao is Destigmatizing Mental Illness With Letters to Strangers

As the First Harry Ott Fellow, Steven Olikara is Leading Water Stewardship Solutions

By Steven Olikar (2008) | I am honored to be the first Harry Ott Fellow, a two-year experience with Coca-Cola’s Environmental & Water Resources (EWR) team. Harry Ott was an extraordinary leader who greatly shaped TCCC’s environmental initiatives, so it is a great privilege to build on his far-reaching legacy on such an important issue. It…

Corey Rennell

Quest for Nutrition Leads Corey Rennell Around the Globe

By Krista Lampe | From learning to fish with grenades in Nagaland and hand-grinding corn in northern Mexico to eating cassowary in Papua New Guinea and planting rice in Java, Corey Rennell’s quest can only be attributed to passion … or is it insanity? The 2003 Coca-Cola Scholar spent 14 months living with 12 tribes around…

Nathan Sharp and Arjun Suri

Nathan Sharp and Arjun Suri (2004) Set Out Together to Make a Difference in India

By Cassandra Hansen, 2005 Scholar | Coca-Cola Scholars weekend is a life-changing event for those that attend, but for Arjun Suri and Nathan Sharp (2004), it became so much more. The pair used the opportunity to begin an endeavor that changed their own lives and undoubtedly will change lives of people across the globe. And it all…

Rebecca Darr Litchfield

Rebecca Darr Litchfield Discusses her Multifaceted Approach to Making a Difference in the Business World

By Rebecca Darr Litchfield, 1992 Scholar | By day, I’m a senior fellow at The Aspen Institute Business & Society Program, working for systems change in capital markets and business education. By night, I’m the co-founder and co-owner of Atayne, LLC, an apparel company that makes high-performing outdoor and athletic gear from trash. Yes, you…

Daron Roberts

Daron Roberts Tackles Life Beyond Football

By Corrie MacLaggan, 1998 Scholar |  When Daron K. Roberts (1997 Scholar) was a Harvard Law School student, he came up with a radical new career goal: To become a football coach. Never mind that he hadn’t played football in college. Never mind that he had no football coaching experience. He wrote 164 letters seeking…