Alumni Spotlight

April 20, 2020

Heroes & Helpers

    In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are inspired by TEAK alumni who work tirelessly on the frontlines keeping our communities safe and resilient. Every day they show up to treat patients, organize communities, teach students remotely, and more. Today we’re shining a spotlight on our alumni who provide healthcare under our…

February 19, 2020

Varina Clark

    Varina Clark, Class 5 High School: Miss Porter’s School Undergraduate: Brown University Graduate: Current Medical Student at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA   Varina Clark was recently awarded the competitive Dean’s Leadership in Health and Science Scholarship at David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.   What have you been…

January 15, 2020

Igor Dikiy

    Igor Dikiy, PhD, Class 2 High School: Collegiate School Undergraduate: Princeton University Graduate: Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences   Igor Dikiy, PhD, Class 2  was recently selected as a finalist for the Blavatnik Regional Awards for Young Scientists in Chemistry for his work during his postdoc at CUNY.   What have…

September 25, 2019

Isabella Teran

    Isabella Teran, Class 12 High School: St. Paul’s School Undergraduate: Brown University, B.A. in Architecture Graduate: Parson’s School of Design, Masters in Architecture   What have you been up to lately? (What you did this summer/what you’re doing now? I just finished my undergrad and graduated with a Bachelors of Arts in Architecture…

August 19, 2019

Agatha Patterson

    Agatha Patterson, Class 2 High School: St. Paul’s School Undergraduate: Pomona College Graduate (MBA): University of Virginia Darden School of Business Occupation: Enterprise Account Executive, Microsoft) TEAK Next Generation Board Member   Agatha Patterson, Class 2 alumna, spoke to our Class of 2019 College graduates in June at our College Graduation Celebration. She…

June 24, 2019

Dita Cavdarbasha

    Dita Cavdarbasha, Class 12 Trinity School Class ‘15 | Haverford College ‘19     On June 20th, the Next Generation Board of the TEAK Fellowship hosted its 6th Annual Midsummer Night event at PHD at the Dream Downtown. Dita Cavdarbasha, a TEAK alumna, shared her experience on the TEAK journey.     Hello…

June 13, 2019

Kim White

      Kim White Mother of Vance White TEAK Class 16 | Concord Academy ’19 | Brown University ’23   On June 12th, TEAK Fellows, families, staff, and volunteers celebrated Class 16 Fellows’ graduation from High School. Kim White, a TEAK parent, shared her experience on the TEAK journey.   Senior Send Off Speech…

May 20, 2019

Ya Sheng Lin

    TEAK Class: 10 Secondary School: Phillips Exeter Academy ’13 Undergraduate: Princeton University ’17 Graduate: King’s College, University of Cambridge ’18 Law School: Yale Law School ’22 Career Aspiration: Legal practice, legal academia, educational access & advocacy Field of Interest: Corporate agency, contracts, and the history of international law and trade Interest/Hobbies: Competitive ballroom dance,…

April 16, 2019

Yasmin Vera

    TEAK Class: Classics High School: St. Paul’s School College: Columbia University, BS in Applied Mathematics   What have you been up to lately?  Professionally, I have been working on building my graphic design and web development business since working at TEAK. I’ve been fortunate enough to have TEAK as an amazing client and…

September 14, 2018

Dewahar Senthoor

    TEAK Class: Classics High School: Stuyvesant High School College: Harvard University, BA in Biomedical Engineering Medical School: Brown University, MD Residency: Brown General Surgery Interest: Hiking, biking, outdoors, dancing, playing chess   What influenced you to become a doctor?  I decided to pursue medicine after participating in a health and cultural exchange program…