Wyatt Robinson ’06, Vice President and Assistant General Counsel at JPMorgan Chase & Co., offers advice on corporate support for Black colleagues in Business Insider. He explains that in order to best prepare for the “heavy lift to come,” in better developing solutions to issues of corporate diversity and inclusion, there are three steps to keep in mind: accepting that not everyone is starting from the same place on diversity efforts, challenging traditional workplace norms is necessary, and understanding that the leaders on these issues may not come from employees in executive positions
Kevin Carson ’02 is Founder and CEO of Earnest Research. He and his colleagues track the purchase data of millions of anonymous U.S. consumers and are providing a free version of their research to government agencies and academics studying the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. They have also partnered with The New York Times to share insights in data-rich articles about spending trends during the pandemic and the extraordinary growth of online shopping.
Ishaan Khosla ’14 is a Founding Partner at Huddle, a leading incubator and accelerator for early-stage ventures in India. He also serves on the leadership team of SingularityU Gurgaon Chapter.
Amanda Richardson ’01, CEO of CoderPad, is a six-year veteran alumni host of McIntire’s “Digital Safari” class, in which students visit Bay Area digital companies during spring break. After the coronavirus pandemic made it impossible for the students to visit this year, she helped several students in the class stay on track for their respective graduation dates by providing them with the chance to tackle a project addressing a need for her company.
Chat Razdan ’05 is Co-Founder and CEO of Care+Wear. Over the last few months, Care+Wear has been supplying millions of PPE units to his hospital and government partners across the globe, including wearables such as isolation gowns, protective masks, face shields, plastic gloves, goggles, coveralls, bouffant caps, and shoe covers, as well as crucial items like thermometers, hand sanitizer, sanitizing wipes, and more.
Ryan Ho ’14 and his wife, Natasha, celebrated the birth of their son, Jayden, born in October 2019.
Karen Dong (M.S. in Commerce ’13) and Keer Liu (M.S. in Commerce ’13) welcomed their son, Yiran, born April 27, 2020. The family lives in Xiamen, Fujian, China.
Chris Nassetta ’84, President and CEO of Hilton, joined Washington Post Live May 19 to discuss the coronavirus and how the hospitality industry is adapting to recover destinations and livelihoods in the midst of this unprecedented crisis, in a program called “The Path Forward: Travel & Tourism.”