Outside influencers make their mark.
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Storyteller Korean American journalist Eun Yang returned to her birthland in February to cover the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. It was her first-ever Olympic assignment and only the second time she’d been back...
Antonio Alves gave up a successful career as an investment banker in his native country of Brazil to work for the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a development bank that is part of the World Bank Group, because he wanted to reap more than just monetary benefits from his work.
Johnson’s “national conversation” covers topics from health care to the arts, and yes, politics, too, but in a prolonged, thoughtful manner that is foreign to the now ubiquitous on-air cable news battles between political rivals.
Their friendship was forged during runs through Rock Creek Park and Kathleen Biden became Karen Marcou’s biggest cheerleader when Marcou co-founded the DC Volunteer Lawyers Project (DC
Homan helped launch Design Cuisine in the Reagan era and has since designed and catered some of Washington’s most high profile parties, including a dinner for Princess Diana and events at the White House and State Department.
“I believe service to others can heal a broken heart.” It is with those words of conviction that Michelle Freeman began the 18-minute TedX talk she gave in Wilmington, Del. last December.
Woodruff and Mitchell met while covering Jimmy Carter’s White House for NBC News in 1978, and have been each other’s biggest cheerleaders ever since.