For most families, the kitchen table is the center of the home—a place for everything from connecting over home-cooked meals to throwing the keys and mail after a long day. But for one family, the kitchen table is also a place of learning, growth, and a little healthy competition. Meet the Clarkes.Read the Story
Walden University graduate Dr. Ulysses Labilles is using his public health knowledge to help an oft-neglected community.Read the Story
Walden alumni are creating and championing change in communities across the U.S. In this segment of our Faces of Walden series, you’ll be introduced to five Walden graduates who are making a difference in each of these five categories: ADVOCATE, CATALYST, CHANGE AGENT, INNOVATOR, and VISIONARY.
You’ll meet Dr. Anne Lee, an inventor and award-winning cybersecurity expert from Los Angeles, and Dr. Mary Hossley, DNP, of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, who has spent countless hours registering thousands of older adults to receive COVID-19 vaccines.
Meanwhile, in Wilmington, Delaware, Cecelia Rich is leveraging her MPA to help fight food insecurity in her community by transforming a vacant lot into a productive urban garden. And in St. Louis, Dr. Alyce Herndon has created a transformational network of female entrepreneurs, helping to build sustainable enterprises and generational wealth for communities of color.
Finally, you’ll meet Dr. Stephaun Wallace, a leading U.S. epidemiologist who has been at the forefront of the country’s COVID-19 response in Seattle. His work has helped achieve unprecedented levels of diversity in the vaccine trials, building a more equitable process to include disproportionately affected populations.
These alumni embody the Walden mission for social good; it’s our honor to share their stories with you.
Dr. Stephaun Wallace envisions a world where high-quality healthcare is accessible to all. And every day, this Walden PhD in Public Health graduate takes steps toward that more equitable future, most recently as a leading epidemiologist at the center of COVID-19 vaccine development in the United States.Read the Story
Dr. Anne Lee is a leader in cybersecurity, helping to defend the United States from cyberthreats. Her innovative work in the field recently earned her the designation of Cyber Architect of the Decade by the International Association of Top Professionals. But she wasn’t always on this path.Read the Story
Over the past five years, Dr. Alyce Herndon has worked with more than 600 women to pivot and grow their enterprises by strengthening skills and sharpening strategies. She’s well positioned to give sound advice; after all, she has been defying barriers and reshaping the status quo for decades.Read the Story