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Leah Goodridge ’04

Leah Goodridge ’04, Managing Attorney for Housing Policy at Mobilization for Justice, Inc., received a Diversity Champion award from the New York City Bar Association and recently spoke on the association’s podcast, Building Belonging, about professionalism as a racial construct.

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Meryl Streep ’71, P’08,’13 was mentioned in a News10 story about the actor’s recent visit to campus to accept the AAVC Distinguished Achievement Award.

Dr. Ebony Boulware ’91 was named Dean of Wake Forest University School of Medicine and Chief Science Officer of Atrium Health, as noted by PR Newswire.

Erica Weiner-Amachi ’03, a teacher, participated in a Jeopardy! “Second Chance” competition, as noted by Philly Voice.

Michaela Coplen ’18 was named a Marshall Scholar, which will allow her to pursue an MPhil in International Relations at the University of Oxford.

Victoria Abut ’18, a student at Harvard Law School, wrote a Corporate Compliance Insights article about corruption in Brazilian politics.

Theresa “Terri” O’Shea ’76, former AAVC Executive Director, was remembered in the Poughkeepsie Journal.

Yanajaha Kafi Moragne-Patterson ’06, Senior Program Director of College and Career Success at the University of Chicago Inclusive Economy Lab, will serve as a member of the Illinois Torture Inquiry and Relief Commission, as noted by

Dr. Cathy Drennan ’85, a professor of chemistry and biology at MIT, was the recipient of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 2023 William C. Rose Award, as noted by ASBMB.

Taylor Gee ’23 was quoted in a New York Times article about young knitters attending the New York State Sheep and Wool Festival.

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