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Jewel of an Idea

June 2, 2014 by | Alumni

As the director of global enterprise for jewelry-making business Sasa Designs, Megan MacDonald ’02 helps hearing-impaired women in Kenya join the global marketplace.

After their year of graduate law study at Chapman, lawyers Munira
Akhundzada, left, and Shamsi Maqsoudi plan to resume their work
at the front lines of the struggle for women’s rights in Afghanistan.

Veiled Voices of Justice

March 17, 2014 by | Alumni

For two Afghan champions of women’s rights, the transition to life at Chapman is nothing compared with the challenge of transforming a culture.

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Clinic of Smiles

January 31, 2014 by Chapman Magazine | Alumni

Sean Vreeburg ’09 (M.S. ’10) led this team from the USC Dental Humanitarian Outreach Program (DHOP) to the Mathare slums in Nairobi, Kenya. As co-manager of the trip, Vreeburg helped put 51 dental professionals and support staff on the ground. It took 10 months to organize and is believed to be the largest such dental outreach in Kenya’s history.

Former Chapman roommates Loretta Sanchez ’82 and Kathy McCarrell ’81 enjoy Commencement 2013, where McCarrell received the Harmon Wilkinson Award.
Photo by Jeanine Hill.

Panther in the House: Loretta Sanchez ’82

October 2, 2013 by | Alumni

WEB EXCLUSIVE: #ChapmanStories video.
From her upset victory in 1996 to her current senior status, U.S. Rep. Loretta Sanchez ’82 pursues her passions for security on home soil, equality for women in the military and a healthy start for children in need.

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Taking Flight

September 24, 2013 by | Alumni

Roger Craig Smith ’04 lands dream role as voice actor in Disney’s Planes, combining passions for aviation and all things Disney.