Author Archives: Alex Anderson

Thai Hien Nguyen: A Life of Fashion and Philanthropy

“I know I have to work really hard for everything. Vietnamese people are survivors. I have that on my side. I’m going to survive no matter what-and I’m going to look fly doing it.” Empowerment, drive, and natural elegance are … Continue reading

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Nicole Frederick: Engineering a Better World

In all facets of life, Nicole Frederick is a burgeoning force for good. “Every morning, if I wake up and I don’t feel like I’m contributing to the world, or doing something good for people, I feel frustrated. Renewable energy … Continue reading

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Rainier Scholars Eliminated the Impossible

When I was 11, Rainier Scholars gave me the early understanding that education, determination, and the practice of the program’s core values of perseverance, integrity, and courage are the most effective ways to realize a dream. Being a multi-racial, but … Continue reading

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