Connecticut College alumni are putting the world together in new ways. From a chief financial officer and executive vice president at Warner Bros. to a former White House aide to the founder of a nonprofit safeguarding women's menstrual health, the first installment of the Distinguished Alumni Video Series takes you behind the scenes with Conn's most accomplished innovators.
Forbes 30 Under 30 Law & Policy recipient Aditi Juneja '12
After graduating from New York University School of Law, Aditi Juneja '12 (who appears on the cover of CC Magazine's Winter 2018 issue) became a New York State Excelsior Service Fellow, working to solve problems surrounding fair and equitable housing for the state of New York. Juneja is the co-founder of the Resistance Manual, an open-source platform where users can access and contribute to the portal, which provides "the resistance" with information on a range of issues, from immigration policy to voter rights. She currently works for Protect Democracy as a Communications Organizer.
Molly Hayward '10 is making sure no woman or girl is left behind by her biology
More than 100 million girls around the globe lack access to adequate menstrual products, which causes many of them them to miss school and drop out by age 14. To help solve this public health crisis, Molly Hayward '10 launched Cora.
Jonathan McBride '92: From the White House to global investment
He started his own media company, Jungle Media Group. He served as Director of the Presidential Personnel Office in the White House under President Barack Obama. Jonathan McBride '92 is now Global Head of Inclusion and Diversity at BlackRock, a global investment management firm managing $5.1 trillion in assets.
Finance pro Kim Williams '90 goes from GE to Warner Bros.
Warner Bros. executive vice president and chief financial officer Kim Williams '90 works directly with the studio's CEO, corporate officers and senior management to set the studio's financial agenda.
A Circuitous Path
Howard Gefen '84 is the general manager of mobile business development at Amazon.com.
After 20 years of working for companies large and small—with a little entrepreneurship in between—Howard Gefen '84 now leads a global team of 60 people responsible for Amazon's relationships with telecommunication and mobile operators, as well as device manufacturers.