Africana in the World

What are our Africana Graduates doing?

2011 Graduates

Rhassan Hill, 2011 graduate, has spent time working at The Washington Post and is now working for the Justice Department. He writes loves Washington D.C. and expects to go on to law school. You can see his picture here at The Root Inaugural Ball. (Jan. 21,2013) on the Africana Facebook page.

Ifiok Inyang, 2011 graduate, is currently working in Washington D.C.  If reports ” Ifiok Inyang joined Booz Allen Hamilton as a Consultant within Strategic Technology and Integration in July of 2011. Ifiok is currently supporting the Department of Defense’s Personnel and Readiness Information Management team as an Enterprise Architect. Ifiok is responsible for researching and constructing business process models that describe, depict, and define how Human Resources are managed across all of the military services areas. The goal is to identify redundancies and to eliminate waste in an effort to reduce spending and increase efficiency in how members of the military and their dependents are taken care of from recruitment through retirement. Ifiok is working at a client site in Arlington, VA and can be contacted at [email protected]. ”

Emily Spine, 2011 graduate, is currently working in a Milwaukee school for Teach for America.

2010 Graduates

Tony Coleman, 2010 graduate, senior honor thesis writer, Gaius Bolin Award winner and Turner Citizenship Award recipient, is currently attending Divinity School at Harvard Univerity.

Claire Schwartz, 2010 graduate, senior honor thesis writer and Gaius Bolin Award winner, is currently in Cape Town on a Williams in Africa postgraduate research fellowship.

Mike Tcheyan, 2010 graduate, and former class President, is currently working  for Teach for America.

Amy Siedlecki, 2010 graduate, who was captain of the field hockey team and who received the Robert L. Stone Leadership Award and the 2nd team All-NESCAC honors in field hockey, is currently living in Portland, Oregon and working as an analyst for Sightlines.

Jamie Pickard, 2010 graduate, writes “I am moving to Cape Town, South Africa on Monday to begin work volunteering for a nonprofit organization called mothers2mothers, which works in hundreds of sites all over Africa to prevent mother to child transmission of HIV. I will be working in m2m’s head office in Cape Town in both development and communications. My commitment is for a full year and I am extremely excited!” We share her excitement.

Ethan Timmins-Schiffman, 2010 graduate, is working as a Business Analyst at ConnectEDU in Boston. ConnectEDU puts technology in students’ hands to empower them to launch their college and career goals.

Colette Salemi, 2010 graduate, is teaching at King’s Academy in Jordan, continuing her study of Arabic, coaching basketball, and applying for a Fulbright in Morocco for 2011.

2009 Graduates

Annie Quarcoopome, 2009 graduate, senior honor thesis writer and Gaius Bolin Award winner, is currently attending a graduate program in Africana Studies at Vanderbilt University.