Coffee and Ritmo

by Betty Noonoo '18 and Jose Lopez '17

"The people that you surround yourself with are so so important and they can make or break you and they can be a huge support, and that's definitely something I've taken beyond Williams." - Betty 

"Trying to find the common ground of how much knowledge do we share, how much do we know and where do we connect. It's ok to ask for help. You don't know everything, you aren't a well of knowledge all the time. Just take what you know and then see what other people know and see how you can improve that way." - Jose  

Betty Noonoo '18 currently lives in Houston and Jose Lopez '17 is from Pomona, CA. Betty is a teacher with YES! Prep and Jose is an analytical chemist at a botanical lab. Listen as we chat about their career journeys, coffee, community, and dance.

Interview is part of the on-the-road 'We the Purple' Williams College alumni conversations held during Ephs on the Mooove in July 2021. Explore more conversations. 'We the Purple' concept and flags designed and donated by Penny Brewer '76, inspired initially as part of the class of 1976's 35th reunion celebration in 2010. 

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