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BCDC Member Spotlight: Meet Sonia Phene ’15

This month’s spotlight falls on a recent addition to our DC community, and a rising leader in tech interested in using her skills to better the world. (Did we mention she went to Brown? ). Meet Sonia Phene ’15! At Brown, Sonia developed an interest in computer science after taking her

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BCDC Member Spotlight: Meet Paul Berry ’07

Meet Paul Berry ’07, this month’s energetic and civic-minded BCDC Member Spotlight! A California native, Paul concentrated in Pure Mathematics at Brown. Following graduation, he embarked on international adventures that include teaching in Ankara and Paris, and working throughout France for a company that provides adult and young-adult English immersion programs.

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BCDC Member Spotlight: Meet Pamela Reeves ’87 P’22

Last month, the Brown Corporation appointed a new a Vice Chancellor for the university, and it’s one of the BCDC community’s own! Pamela Reeves ’87 P’22 is an international development and policy strategist, a champion of women’s rights and democracy, and avid Brown supporter. A proud Providence native, Pamela concentrated

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BCDC Member Spotlight: Meet Mireya Loza ’06 AM ’11 PhD

This month’s spotlight shines on a historian and curator whose work is strongly rooted in her time on College Hill. Meet Georgetown University professor Mireya Loza ’06 AM ’11 PhD! A Chicago native, Mireya came to Brown for her AM in Public Humanities and a PhD in American Studies. During that

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BCDC Member Spotlight: Meet Christina Sanabria ’07

Our January spotlight is an artist and entrepreneur with a Latin Grammy on her mantle, and is nominated for a Grammy for Best Children’s Music Album. Meet the multi-talented Christina Sanabria ’07! Hailing from the Kansas City area and now based in Virginia, Christina concentrated in Latin American Studies and Hispanic Studies

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BCDC Member Spotlight: Meet Sarah Magaziner ’10 MD ’19

Meet our final BCDC member spotlight of 2021, Sarah Magaziner ’10 MD ’19! As a pediatric resident, mental-health advocate, and dancer, Sarah has had her hands full this year. A native of Bristol, RI (famously home to the nation’s oldest continuous 4th of July parade), Sarah concentrated in Psychology as an undergraduate, and

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BCDC Member Spotlight: Meet Doug Hackett ’61

Every month we spotlight a BCDC member to help put names and faces to who we are as a Brown alumni community. We’re delighted to introduce you this month to Doug Hackett ’61! We met Doug at our Friendsgiving event this past month, where he moved us all with his stories as a

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