Volume 16

Guylaine Saint Juste

As a girl growing up in Haiti, Guylaine Saint Juste lacked for nothing. She was surrounded by a strong family and community in Port au Prince. She remembers fee...

Elizabeth Shea

Elizabeth Shea’s parents always taught her independence from the time she was a little girl. When she was 12, Elizabeth’s family left Vermont to move to Oreg...

Jennifer W. Siciliano

Jennifer Siciliano didn’t have any idea what she’d like to be when she left for college at Marymount University in Virginia. Both of her parents were educators,...

Julie Simmons

Julie Simmons never planned to start her own business. After years of hard work, things were falling into place for her professionally. She was leaving a stable...

Sunny Singh

Sunny Singh’s father was granted asylum in the U.S. in 1988, a few years after religious riots threw parts of India into chaos, parts that were traditionally pe...

Tracy Tyler

In college, Tracy Tyler wasn’t certain what she wanted to do yet, but she knew she wanted to graduate in four years. She became a business major and after gradu...

Adham Yusupov

In May of 2012, Adham Yusupov had a map of his future. He’d just graduated from George Mason University, and in April he’d taken the LSAT and scored a 162. The ...