Colin Forsyth ’15 wins international health care communication awards
日本一本道a不卡免费Bakir, who majored in government and self-designed a second major in urban studies at Conn, is considered a rising star of the education-focused Overdeck Family Foundation. She is a founding member of a major nonprofit that screens edtech products. At the Foundation, Bakir guides investments in student-centered school models, high-quality professional learning programs, and school capacity for monitoring and collecting data. Her Innovative School portfolio has helped award over $5 million in grants reaching over 200 school and 75,000 students.
“My work at the Foundation focuses on ensuring every child has access to an education that meets both academic and socio-emotional needs,” Bakir said.
日本一本道a不卡免费Finucane, who majored in mathematics, and Shoukimas, who majored in art history, are two of three co-founders of mPharma, a healthcare startup that manages pharmaceutical inventory on behalf of mom and pop pharmacies across Africa. Headquartered in Ghana, mPharma serves close to 30,000 patients each month across a network of over 150 pharmacies and has $12 million in funding.
日本一本道a不卡免费“I am grateful that mPharma is being recognized for the achievements that my colleagues have all worked very hard to realize,” Finucane said.
Shoukimas added, “We at mPharma are all quite honored to be recognized on the Forbes list, in that it’s a reflection of the efforts of each of us to make medicine more accessible and affordable in the developing world. We're hoping the added visibility will help us to continue pulling Africa’s best talent into our ranks.”
The trio joins a growing number of Conn alums who have appeared on the 30 Under 30 list. Jazmine Hughes ’12, Aditi Juneja ’12 and Emily Callahan ’11 were named to for 2018. The three Conn alumni featured work in the media, law and policy, and energy industries.
日本一本道a不卡免费 was recognized in 2017 for founding the innovative startup company, Cora, and made the list in 2013 in the law and policy category for her work as an advocate for immigrant youth and victims of child trafficking.
Each year, Forbes selects its 30 Under 30 winners from more than 10,000 nominees in the United States, Europe and Asia. The recognition of these three Connecticut College graduates in the same year is representative of the outsized impact Conn's alums are having in a wide range of fields. The College had more alumni named to the Forbes list than any of its NESCAC peers.