Alumni Spotlight

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…

August 21, 2018

TEAK Alumni Give Back

On Saturday, August 11th, Steven Xu, Class 4, organized a volunteer day for the TEAK Alumni Association (TAA) at St. Joesph’s Soup Kitchen in Greenwich Village. The group helped with set up, food prep, serving, and clean up.  Over 350 meals were served to New Yorkers in need. Here Steven shares his thoughts on the day…

July 13, 2018

Joana Mondal

The TEAK Fellowship is proud to participate in the 2018 TCS New York City Marathon. Our team of five runners have committed to training and raising money with the promise that 100% of every dollar will be used for the TEAK Fellowships college access and success programs.   For the next 4 months, we’ll be…

June 12, 2018

Borun Sun

TEAK Class: 11 High School: Riverdale Country Day School College: Amherst College   On Wednesday, May 30th we celebrated the Class of 2018’s (Class 11) College Graduation and their completion of 9 years of TEAK! Borun Sun, Class 11’s student representative, addressed the room of classmates, family members, Board and Next Generation Board members, and staff. Read his…