Meet some previous Time Out Grant recipients.
Susan Yacubian Klein '64, an administrator in education, went to Armenia to work with refugees – and helped the Sharan Crafts Center grow into a thriving exporter of children’s knitwear, employing more than 600 women.
Jane Kramer ’78, a public health policy specialist, studied the oboe, reed-making and music theory – and then founded Enriching Lives Through Music, a nonprofit that provides free music lessons and instruments to children in Hispanic neighborhoods in Marin County, California.
Kathryn Tolbert ’74, a senior editor at the
, researched the lives of Japanese women who – like her mother – married American GIs after World War II. The resulting
story and short documentary are being expanded into a longer film and a traveling exhibit.
Moved by his experience caring for his mother, and as a volunteer working with LGBTQ seniors in New York City, William Elfant ’79, a dealer in antiques and fine art, pursued an accelerated Bachelors of Science degree in Nursing – and became a Nurse Practitioner.
Jessica Forysth ’95, a teacher, became Executive Director of The Harold Hunter Foundation – a non-profit organization that offers summer camp scholarships and a network of support, resources, and advocacy for young New York City skateboarders, most of whom come from low-income neighborhoods.
Katherine Yungmee Kim ’93, an editor for a Los Angeles nonprofit whose own family was among the 10 million sealed off from one another by the creation of the Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea, traveled to the DMZ to write a graphic novel about life there.