Malika Kounkourou (Pardee’22, Sargent’22) was awarded a Princeton in Africa fellowship with Population Services International in Cotonou, Benin, for the 2022–2023 fellowship year. Princeton in Africa, an independent, nonprofit organization affiliated with Princeton University, has a mission to develop future leaders dedicated to African affairs and to create a network of alumni that are connected to the continent personally and professionally. The nonprofit matches highly qualified and passionate recent college graduates with host organizations across Africa for yearlong fellowship positions.From the Fall 2022 issue.
Ziming Liu (CAS’21) writes, “Studying politics and philosophy, I am deeply concerned and critical of many situations we face in the current time, such as the wealth gap, equality, racial discrimination, and so on. Last year, I was able to sell three of my photos in a limited production at Leica Gallery Boston as their featured artist. Now I am composing and trying to publish an album of my photographs, called American Colours. This will be the first edition of the series, and as I travel, I will have more, such as Latino Colours, European Colours, and such.” Find more photos on Instagram @comrade_liu_ziming.From the Fall 2022 issue.
Lauren Graves (GRS’21) of Jamaica Plain, Mass., was appointed Polly Thayer Starr Fellow in American Art and Culture for a two-year period by the Boston Athenæum.From the Fall 2022 issue.
Molly Stockley (MET’19) of Goodyear, Ariz., received the 34th annual ATHENA Businesswoman of the Year Award in the private sector for the state of Arizona. Molly is the regional vice president of marketing at Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Phoenix. Email her at email@example.com.From the Fall 2022 issue.
Natalie Garson (CAS’19) of Anaheim, Calif., helped bring her UCLA School of Law team to victory in the 2021 National Board of Trial Advocacy Tournament of Champions. Natalie served on a team of four at the invitational trial competition and is a member of UCLA School of Law’s Class of 2022.From the Fall 2022 issue.
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Aaron Michael Smith (CFA’18) of Dorchester Center, Mass., and Jay Rauch (CFA’18) of Watertown, Mass., both members of experimental music duo Grein, released their debut album, TAXIC GNOSIS. The album was released on cassette in December 2021 through the Los Angeles–based label Dinzu Artefacts.From the Fall 2022 issue.
Jenn Lindsay (GRS’18) of Rome, Italy, writes, “I have been working hard with my production team to launch So Fare Films, a production company and film training program in Rome that creates a space in the film industry for women, BIPOC, and LGBTQ+ filmmakers at every stage of their careers.” Visit sofarefilms.com.From the Fall 2022 issue.
Joy Huber (MET’18) of Milford, Neb., launched a podcast, Dose of Joy, in October 2021 for those facing cancer or those supporting someone in cancer treatment. A new episode of the free podcast, available on Spotify, is available every Sunday; episodes include stories and information from Joy’s book, Cancer with Joy: How to Transform Fear into Happiness and Find the Bright Side Effects (Morgan James Publishing, 2012). She also shares information on hair loss and managing cancer and a career. Joy was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer in 2010, when she was only 33 years old. She underwent three years of chemotherapy. “While no one’s happy they have cancer, you can have cancer and still be happy,” she writes.From the Fall 2022 issue.
Paul Dalba (GRS’18) of Santa Cruz, Calif., who earned a PhD in astronomy at BU, was named a 2022 51 Pegasi b Fellow by the Heising-Simons Foundation.From the Fall 2022 issue.
Zachary Torres (CAS’17) of Cambridge, Mass., showed his photographic work at the Arts at the Armory in Somerville as part of its Urbanity-Reverie: Scenes of Camberville exhibition earlier this year. Classmates can email Zachary at firstname.lastname@example.org.From the Fall 2022 issue.