Rebecca Woofter, SW19, a third-year doctoral student at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, was awarded the school’s 2022 Celia and Joseph Blann Fellowship for excellence in academics. Woofter’s research focuses on maternal and reproductive health, including contraceptive use, birth outcomes and access to and quality of health care.
Aliza Shatzman, LW19, launched The Legal Accountability Project with WashU classmate Matthew Goodman, LW19. The nonprofit works to ensure that as many law clerks as possible have positive clerkship experiences while extending support and resources to those who do not.
Harsh Moolani, LA19, won a grant of almost $0.5 million from the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services to continue the work of Create Circles, which he launched during his undergraduate days at WashU. To alleviate loneliness among nursing home residents, the nonprofit pairs residents with trained students for collaborative work on longitudinal projects. Moolani […]
Megan Kirk, LA19, earned one of 62 nationwide spots in the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition’s 2022 Next Gen Global Leaders Network, where she attended monthly sessions and a conference with Congress this past summer. The yearlong program engages a group of diverse, bipartisan young professionals in leadership, skills and mentorship training. Kirk is an English/language […]
Libby Jubas, LA19, earned a master’s degree in anesthesia from Case Western Reserve School of Medicine in May and works as an anesthetist at University Hospital in Cleveland.
Evan Gates, LA19, was among the first Peace Corps volunteers to return from overseas after the global evacuation due to the COVID-19 pandemic. He is an education volunteer in the Eastern Caribbean, working with local community and partner organizations on sustainable development projects.
Tiffany Yao, FA19, walked away with the first runner-up title at the 2021 Miss Asian Pageant in Support of the United Nations 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Yao also won the pageant’s Champion of Speech contest and was elected an advocate of the UN 17 SDGs.
Rebecca Williams, LA19, began a doctoral program in medical/clinical psychology in August at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Her research is in the field of behavioral sleep medicine.
Ethan Wiseman, LA19, is a remote field organizer for the Minnesota Democratic Farmer-Labor Party.
Kara Moore, SW19, is director of community development at TOCO Shop & Pantry, Belleville, Ill. Through referrals from community members, schools, churches and service agencies, TOCO Shop & Pantry provides subsidized and free material support (clothing, shoes and houseware) to families.
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