Martin Hernandez says his chance to participate in Playworks as an athlete and, now, a junior coach has changed his life.
Kenzie Izzard, a junior teacher with Girls on the Run, now mentors young girls who are enjoying the same opportunities that she did.
The Broadway Lead
Ana Villafañe ’12 has been singing since childhood, and now she sees her name in lights every night on a Broadway marquee as star and lead in “On Your Feet.”
Working with NGOs in Europe helped lead Cynthia Salim ’09 to create a clothing brand of women’s business wear that reflects her commitment to social justice.
The Asia Blend
Kelly Shanahan M.B.A. ’16 draws on her Chinese roots and familiarity with Chinese silk in creating ZIRAN, her clothing line.
The Nelson brothers resurrect a family whiskey distillery in Nashville.
Making Clothing With a Chinese Aesthetic
Self-expression is the lingua franca of Los Angeles. At a time when an Instagram feed ostensibly substitutes for one’s identity, presentation becomes a priority. Substance sometimes follows.
Denis Trafecanty ’64
The way Denis Trafecanty talks about running, you wonder if his baby steps were actually in a 5K.
Ana Ponce Ed.D. ’13
Ana Ponce is chief executive officer of Camino Nuevo Charter Academy in Los Angeles. She is an alumna of Teach for America.