In Action

Dennis Ojogho (MS '12)

Exciting Times. In addition to being accepted early admission to Harvard Law School, Dennis Ojogho, MS ‘12, was recently featured on the Harvard University Institute of Politics page, where he reflects on his work over the summer with the NAACP and its efforts in advocating the removal of the Confederate Flag from the South Carolina state house.


Dennis Ojogho (MS '12)

Big Apple Advocacy: Dennis Ojogho, MS ‘12, has secured a summer internship with the Legal Aid Foundation of New York, where he will be part of their educational advocacy for children with disabilities. Congratulations!


Ruben Harutunian (MS '01)

In September Ruben Harutunian, MS ‘01 entered the United States Foreign Service and is now training in Arlington, Virginia. This June he will begin his first diplomatic assignment at the U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv, Israel.


Perwaiz Meraj (MS '95)

Dr. Perwaiz Meraj, MS ‘95 was promoted to Chief Medical Resident at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, New York in June. He will begin a fellowship in Cardiovascular Medicine in July of 2008.


Tresha Gibbs (MS '98)

Tresha Edwards, MS ‘98 earned her medical degree in Psychiatry from Columbia University. She is now a resident doctor at the New York State Psychiatric Institute.


Dennis Ojogho (MS '12)

Speaking of Volunteerism. Dennis Ojogho, MS ‘12, was recently profiled on the nationally syndicated Fox television show, Live Life and Win, for his volunteer work with Chrysalis. Chrysalis is an organization that works with homeless and low - income individuals to help them develop skills that lead could lead to self-sufficiency, Nice work indeed!


Mireya Almazán (MS '99)

No rest for the dedicated. A week after earning her master's degree in international policy and development from Georgetown University, Mireya Almazán, MS ‘99 spent six months in Johannesburg, South Africa working with a development consulting firm to combat child labor practices. Upon her return, she joined the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation as a member of their Global Development team.


Kimberly Banks (MS '98)

Kimberly Banks, MS ‘98 married her longtime fiance, Andrew Gray, in August. To ensure that family members from both sides of the Atlantic have a chance to take part, they held ceremonies in Southern California and will hold them in England in early 2008. She met Andrew while at UC Berkeley in 2003.


Jaime Mendez (MS '00)

Congratulations are in order for Jaime Mendez, MS ‘00, who began his first semester at Harvard Business School in the fall. We wish him luck as he takes the next step toward fulfilling his goals.


Wyles Vance (MS '07)

Close finish. The 2011 Veolia World Solar Challenge, a 3,000 km solar car race in Australia, has wrapped up. Wyles Vance, MS ’07and the Stanford Solar Car Team placed 11th out of 37 teams from around the world. Congratulations to Stanford for a great race.