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PULTENEY STREET SURVEY - Spring 2020

Parallels

Rogers

Casey Lintern Rogers '98

  • Director of The Ellen Fund. Led by Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi, the fund supports global conservation efforts for endangered species.
  • Major: Dance
  • Hometown: Santa Barbara, Calif.

1. What motivates you? A desire to do good in the world

2. What’s your dream destination abroad? Patagonia

3. Who inspires you? Young people around the world who are recognizing their voice and agency and mobilizing to create a more sustainable world

4. What languages do you speak? English, some Spanish and Swahili

5. What’s your best travel tip? Only pack what you can carry

6. Window or aisle? Aisle

7. What are you working on right now? At The Ellen Fund, we are focused on supporting global conservation efforts for endangered species, partnering with the Fossey Fund to build a campus for mountain gorilla conservation in Rwanda and promoting awareness about global conservation efforts

8. What’s the first thing you do when you return home from abroad? Enjoy a cup of tea and a piece of Vegemite toast

9. Which faculty member inspired you the most? Professor of Dance Donna Davenport

10. What was your last volunteer experience? Cooking and serving dinner at our local church

11. What one change would make the world a better place? Treating one another with love and kindness

Cavanaugh

Sarah Cavanaugh '20

  • Fulbright-Hays Scholarship recipient. Cavanaugh spent a semester teaching folk dancing in Barnaul, Russia.
  • Majors: Dance, Russian Area Studies
  • Hometown: Hopkinton, Mass.

1. What motivates you? Learning new things or skills

2. What’s your dream destination abroad? Lake Baikal, Siberia

3. Who inspires you? People who immigrate to places where they don’t speak the language and where others don’t speak their language

4. What languages do you speak? English, Russian and Spanish

5. What’s your best travel tip? Travel only with a carry-on

7. What are you working on right now? Choreographing a dance for the Junior/Senior Dance Concert that combines my dance and Russian majors

8. What’s the first thing you do when you return home from abroad? Greet my dogs, take a shower and go to sleep

9. Which faculty member inspires you the most? Assistant Professor of Dance Kelly Johnson

10. What was your last volunteer experience? Volunteering at an animal shelter

11. What one change would make the world a better place? Remembering that everyone deserves to have their humanity and dignity recognized

 

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