Alumni Profiles

Harris received the prestigious Leaders for a New Chicago Award last summer for the profound impact that Harris’ organization has made for Chicago’s vast disability community.

Three Grinnell alumni, experts in alternative dispute resolution, joined other specialists to offer hands-on training in mediation and conflict resolution skills to students.

Thomas’ externship helped confirm her interest in veterinary medicine. Now she’s returned to the externship program as a mentor.

By nearly any measure, Eugenia Corrales ’87 isn’t your typical CEO. By Silicon Valley standards, she’s an absolute rarity.

“What does ag science have to do with pandemic public health?” As it turns out, the link between the two lay in Chilcoat’s area of expertise — molecular genetics.

For many people, the only message they’ve ever seen frosted on a cake is “Happy Birthday.” But for Becca Rea-Tucker ’15, cakes are a medium for sharing political messages.

After an early career in politics, Peter Willmert ’93 took a winding road to Napa Valley in California, but the results have proved worth the journey.

Lisa Eshun-Wilson ’14 envisions a radically transformed culture of scientific research and is thinking creatively about what it means to create a truly inclusive workspace.

After Grinnell, Bailey Dann ’17 returned to Idaho where she soon received a call from a Shoshone language dual-immersion charter school. Knowing only a few Shoshone phrases, Dann agreed to work as a Shoshone language teacher.

On Oct. 15, the final day of Latino Heritage Month, Abarca was inducted into the Iowa Latino Hall of Fame and received the Iowa LGBTQIA Leadership Award for outstanding and significant cultural, political, social, and economic contributions to the state.