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Disclaimer: I’m not a spokesperson for American Airlines. What is your occupation and academic background and how did you come to work in this field? I work for American Airlines as a Supervisor of Supply Services in the aircraft maintenance and engineering department. Prior to that, I spent most of my professional career as a…

What is your occupation and academic background and how did you come to work in this field? I am the Chief Nursing Officer for the New York State Office of Mental Health’s Corrections Based Operations. It sounds like a mouth full because it is. I direct all nursing services across the state for the incarcerated…

What is your occupation and academic background and how did you come to work in this field? My interest in Haitian history emerged through my experiences being a woman of Haitian descent, and noticing that in school there was barely a discussion about Africa, the Caribbean, or people of African descent living in places other…

What is your occupation and academic background and how did you come to work in this field? I am a photographer who started out studying architecture at Bennington College but fell in love with photography and its ability to tell stories. I studied with a very special teacher, photographer and brilliant writer who taught me…

What is your occupation and academic background and how did you come to work in this field? Sindy Eugene, known as The Student Pathfinder is the Founder/President of Global Youth Empowerment Movement, Inc. which includes Youth for Prosperity, Inc. a 501c3 organization where their mission is to help transform the lives of students, build stronger…

What is your occupation and academic background and how did you come to work in this field? I went to Yale, where I majored in Political Science with a concentration in Latin American and Caribbean Studies. I currently the Social Responsibility Coordinator for White & Case LLP, a global law firm headquartered in New York….

What is your occupation and academic background and how did you come to work in this field? I am currently a high school senior at Phillips Academy in Andover, MA. I will be attending the University of Chicago next fall. When I was in the 8th grade, Port-au-Prince, the capital of Haiti, experienced a severe…

What is your occupation and academic background and how did you come to work in this field? My name is Cindy Similien-Johnson, and I graduated from Barnard College of Columbia University with a Bachelor’s Degree in English Literature and Creative Writing. I’ve served in the field of non-profit administration for more than five years. Combining…

What is your occupation and academic background and how did you come to work in this field? I am currently an Assistant Professor in Obstetrics & Gynecology at Stony Brook University in Long Island NY. I have both clinical and academic responsibilities. I am part of a faculty group practice in OB/GYN. My academic interests are in Global…

Dr. Patricia Simon, Ph.D. What is your occupation and academic background and how did you come to work in this field? I am a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Psychiatry at Yale University. I earned a  B.A. in Psychology from Duke University and a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey….

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