“It Takes a Village” | Alumni Award for Excellence in Mentoring:  Alexander Diaz

“It Takes a Village” | Alumni Award for Excellence in Mentoring: Alexander Diaz

UW Department of Communication Alumni of Distinction 2018 Alumni Award for Excellence in Mentoring: Alexander Diaz (B.A. 2012) Driving forward with agility, enthusiasm, and a sense of discovery as Uber’s Marketing Program Lead for the Pacific Northwest, Alexander Diaz does…

Building a Career, a Business, and a Wealth Legacy for Others | Hall of Fame 2018 Inductee: Sheila Dean Brooks

Building a Career, a Business, and a Wealth Legacy for Others | Hall of Fame 2018 Inductee: Sheila Dean Brooks

UW Department of Communication Hall of Fame 2018 Inductee: Sheila Dean Brooks, Ph.D.  (B.A. 1978)  Sheila Dean Brooks, Ph.D. is an author, Emmy-award winning journalist, entrepreneur and advocate for minority, women and diversity issues and small businesses. “I have been passionate…

Shelley Morrison, Founder, Shelley Morrison Associates

Taking Risks, Making Mistakes, and Learning Lasting Lessons | Hall of Fame 2018 Inductee: Shelley Morrison

Not many professionals can summarize a decades-long career in one sentence, let alone in three letters, but Shelley Morrison has never been one for convention. “You know the ABC scene from Glengarry Glen Ross? ‘Always Be Closing’? Well, my philosophy…

Awake in Sierra Leone

Awake in Sierra Leone

By Jack Russillo Waking up in humid Freetown can occur in a variety of ways. It could be simply by the weather; the sun brightening the curtain in your window, or the pounding of rain on the nearby zinc rooftops….

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