Chanan Weissman (MSFS’11) laid out the career path that lead him to his White House associate director of public engagement and liaison to the American Jewish community position in a Hillel International feature.
Tessa Pope (SSP’17) detailed her relationship with religion during deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan and the larger issue of spiritual struggles for combat veterans in an op-ed for Foreign Policy
Debora L. Spar (SFS’84) recently announced she would be leaving her position as President of Barnard College to serve as President and CEO of the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York City. She will be the first woman to hold the title of president at the Center.
Leon Dostert, one of Georgetown’s most influential alumni, not only left his legacy on the University with the creation of the Institute of Languages and Linguistics, but also left his mark on the world in the field of translation and interpretation. He is best known for his role as Chief Interpreter at the Nuremberg Trials, and for introducing an interpreting system for simultaneous translation for the United Nations, which the U.N. has utilized ever since.
Barnard College President Debora L. Spar (SFS’84) has been selected to become Lincoln Center’s 10th president in March. Spar will be the first woman to lead Lincoln Center, the nation’s largest performing arts center.
In an op ed for Womanthology.com, Dr. Yeo stated that waiting 121 years for gender parity in the field of surgery is too long. She is Assistant Professor of Surgery and Assistant Professor of Public Health at Weill Cornell Medical College, and Assistant Attending Surgeon at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center. Dr. Yeo is board-certified in general surgery, colon and rectal surgery and complex general surgical oncology.