Building Better Futures
Ryan Shelby M.S. ’08, Ph.D. ’13 has served within the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) since 2019, as the main infrastructure and construction expert for 15 countries in sub-Saharan Africa.
Writing Other Worlds
Gene Luen Yang ’95 is one of the most important authors in the area of children’s and young adult literature. His book American Born Chinese, published in 2006, has become a classic graphic novel used in high school and college courses around the world.
Elena Castaneda Gomez ’91 is a proven business leader who surmounted significant challenges as a first-generation college student to become a leading financial executive.
Mr. Mineta goes to WashingtonBy Karlyn Barker
Norman Yoshio Mineta ’53 was a distinguished American politician and the 2001 Cal Alumni Association’s Alumnus of the Year. Mineta passed away on May 3, 2022. In his honor, CAA shares this article from the 2001 issue of California magazine.
Alex Morgan Carrasco: a Champion Athlete, a Champion for Equality
Alex Morgan Carrasco ’14 has received the Mark Bingham Award for Excellence in Achievement by Young Alumni.