Category: Alumni profiles
Niketa Calame: Acting with purpose
Oakes ’02, theater arts
Alan Lovewell: Fishing for change
Cowell ’05, art
Shakina Nayfack: Creating change
Transgender actress Shakina Nayfack is creating a lot of change these days—not only through her one-woman shows and her theater company, but also through her new role as the transgender Lola in Hulu's hit show Difficult People.
Rafael López: Commitment to community
Rafael López once protected his mother and siblings from an abusive, alcoholic father. Now he heads a $10 billion federal agency that administers the nation's domestic violence prevention programs.
Anil Ananthaswamy: Self-aware
A willingness to explore and ask questions, even when it's uncomfortable, has marked Anil Ananthaswamy as a respected science journalist.
Chris Brown: Street wise and book smart
When the bullet missed Chris Brown's head by millimeters, it set him on a course toward teaching criminal justice and working to end the gang violence on the streets of Los Angeles.