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Setting a Goal

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Edgar Kosgey '10 has persevered in becoming an engineer by being goal-oriented and wanting to set an example for others back in Kenya. We chat what it's like to work at a battery manufacturing company, the ups and downs in his professional journey, getting married in the midst of a global pandemic, and how communities have supported him along the way. Continue reading »

Digging for Knowledge

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Hailing from Salt Lake City, Linda Aaron '85 shares her journey in education as a youth development programs manager at the Natural History Museum of Utah. We chat about connecting youth with the outdoors, facing a breast cancer diagnosis, and meeting a diverse community at Williams. Continue reading »

Lunch in Manti

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Don White '74 is a retired exploration geologist now residing in Manti, UT. We chat about his adventures in the field post-Williams, the importance of a rounded education, and sharing the outdoors with others who come through town. Continue reading »

A Home on Wheels

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Dave Ramsay '09 and Matt Felser '09 founded Dave and Matt Vans in Gypsum, CO where they design, build, rent and sell affordable camper vans you can live in (like Nelly but mini!). Listen as they share their journeys from finance and education respectively to running a rapidly growing Van Life business. Continue reading »

A Circuitous Route

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Jason Smith '91 moved out to Littleton, CO in early 2020 and got involved in work with the Denver Dumb Friends League as an adoption counselor. We chat about the challenges of following a traditional path versus pursuing one’s passions, the joy of making an adoption match, and keeping an open mind. Continue reading »

Connecting People to Nature

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Rebecca Beavers '93 (Williams Mystic '91) lives in Denver, CO and works as a Coastal Geologist for the National Parks Service. We chat about her job, connecting parks and education, her efforts supporting the transgender and gender diverse community, and what it means to connect with people. Continue reading »

Live to Serve

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Tamaan Osbourne-Roberts '99 (and his wife Camille '00) live in Denver, CO. His work has been focused as a family physician and serving underserved communities through healthcare. He shares his work, taking Capoeira as a hobby, his love for Carnival, and the importance of kindness in our lives. Continue reading »

Occupying Times of Transition

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Madeline Berky '10 lives in Denver, CO, loves to bake, is working on a romance novel, and has an adorable dog named Huckleberry. In our conversation, we chat about building community through food, mental health, occupying times of transition, and her movement practice. Continue reading »

Redefining Success

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Eze Redwood '06 calls Kansas City home. He helps small and mid-sized companies with marketing needs as VP of Lillian James Creative and also helps run two Wings Cafe restaurant locations. We talked about what success means to him, finding your passions, taking risks, and empowering others in his community. Continue reading »

The Ingredients for Community

Elyse Mack GA'20 is a native of St. Louis, MO which she returned to after wrapping up the Grad Art program at Williams. She now works with Bread and Roses at the center of arts and activism in the community. Listen to us chat about the work, Dungeons and Dragons, baking, and the importance of new perspectives. Continue reading »