Alumni Profiles

The following Haverford magazine articles highlight interesting career paths taken by Haverford College alumni.

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    Fay Strongin ’10 and Sarah Turkus ’10 discovered a shared passion for food and farming as students. Now the two friends are running Sidewalk Ends Farm in Providence, R.I.
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    For some Fords, wine is more than just a delicious after-work drink; it is the work itself.
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    Pioneering "New Urban Mechanic" Chris Osgood '99 is changing the way Boston delivers services and solves problems.
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    For 33 years, Stephen L. Klineberg '61 has been tracking Houston's changes with an annual survey that has become the longest running study of a U.S. metropolitan area.
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    J.D. Bridges ’02 started rowing at Haverford. He’s now a renowned coach for the sport.
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    Once plagued by a "brain drain," Haverford's big city neighbor has become an increasingly popular post-commencement destination for the College's grads, many of whom are working to better life for all in their adopted hometown.
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    Emily Best ’02 created the new digital distribution and crowdfunding platform Seed&Spark to help independent filmmakers find funding and connect with audiences.
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    The associate professor of allergies and immunology at Stanford University School of Medicine and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital is featured in The New York Times Magazine cover story on new treatments for children with food allergies.
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    After working abroad early in her career, Deborah Lafer Scher ’80 knew that she wanted to give Haverford students the opportunity to gain a wider view of the world.
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    As dean of the University of Missouri’s Trulaske College of Business, Joan T.A. Gabel ’88 nurtures the next generation of executives and entrepreneurs.
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    Owen Newkirk ’02 has found thrills, challenges and a livelihood in sports broadcasting.
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    Working with special-needs children helped Eric Barnhill, once an aspiring concert pianist, find his true calling in life.
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    In a one-click shopping world, Powell’s Books CEO and President Emily Powell ’00 keeps thousands of visitors a day flooding into the store her grandfather founded 41 years ago. How does she do it?
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    Marlene Schwartz '88 works on the front lines of the childhood obesity epidemic, advocating for changes that will help families make healthier choices.
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    Fords offer tips, advice and lessons learned on the road to launching a new venture.
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    In a 27-year career with the UN’s World Food Programme, Charles Vincent ’77 worked in some of the world’s most troubled places. Now he’s coaching other international aid workers on how to navigate tough postings.
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    Tamar Adler '99, author of acclaimed food manifesto/cookbook An Everlasting Meal, will do a cooking workshop with students as part of Tri-Co Food Week. Adler, featured in the cover story of the latest Haverford magazine, speaks at Swarthmore College on March 18.
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    Whether she's focusing on jellyfish, penguins, or the flood cycles of the Amazon, exhibit developer Kris Nesbitt '95 finds ways to tell vital stories and connect with wide audiences at Chicago's Shedd Aquarium.
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    From upscale cafés to a bakery teaching job skills, Fords enter the food and beverage business to nourish body, mind and spirit.
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    As a teacher of mindfulness-based stress reduction techniques, Baime works at the frontier of mind-body medicine.