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Faces @ 50

Featured Alumni and Friends

Sonia Sekhar
Sonia Sekhar currently serves as Deputy Director of the NY State of Health, New York’s official health plan marketplace. At NY State of Health, Sekhar Read more
Zhuri Bryant, PPS '21 sang with Duke's premiere African Chorus, The Duke Amandla Chorus, to introduce the former Deputy Chief Justice of South Africa Justice Read more
Before coming to Sanford, Jacquie Ayala worked for 9 years as an organizer and spent time plugging activists into campaigns to advance clean energy policy. Read more
Del-Francis Wreh is from Liberia. He worked in finance there for a project that ensures that the national budget is made available to promote transparency Read more
Julian Xie earned a bachelor's degree  at Duke University and conducted research with global health and technology access specialist Dr. Anthony So, a professor of Read more
What are you most proud of in your career to date? I’ve worked in government, nonprofit, and private sector roles. I found the greatest and Read more
Sanford alum Felix Li PPS’07, has always had an intimate relationship with societal injustice and a knack for engaging in opportunities of change. The former Read more
When her best friend in high school died by suicide, Jacqueline Monetta PPS’18 decided she had to do something to help other teens who might Read more
Ebonie Simpson PPS ’12, the co-executive director of the Lower Eastside Girls Club, feels the impact of representation every day. As a Black woman leading Read more

Featured Event

The Rooted in Relationship event will explore how to shift power and work in support of (not on behalf of) community-rooted organizations working on the health
and economic viability of historically marginalized communities.

Featured Story

Professor Emerita Helen Ladd believes in the value of Sanford’s MPP program. As one of the first directors of the program, she helped build it into a top-ranked professional program. Today, she is continuing to build the program through her gift to create the Helen F. Ladd Fellowship Fund.