“We all had a duty to serve our countries and to feed our people while being safe,” Elsy Ocejo ’17 says.
“In many ways, my parents combined the best of their parents’ philosophies, and added their twist while cascading them to us. This awakes in me a calling to transcend,” Santiago Valdes (MMM, 2023) says.
“ ‘Siempre les voy a dar la mano’ means ‘I will always give them a hand,’ ” says Joel Salgado (2Y, 2023).
“As an immigrant, celebrating my identity and the contributions of those who look like me is really important to stay true to myself, to continue discovering what it means to be a latinx and to pave the way for those who come behind me,” Diana Carreno Garcia (E&W, 2022) says.
To recognize Hispanic Heritage Month, Inside Kellogg will be featuring the diverse perspectives and reflections from members of Kellogg’s Hispanic and Latinx communities.
We are so excited to introduce Kellogg’s two-year Class of 2023 — who exemplify our commitment to excellence and what it means to be a Kellogg leader. Learn more about this new class from Kate Smith ’98, assistant dean of admissions and financial aid.
“As someone who valued the community I was once a part of on submarines, I looked to align myself with a similar program where a sense of belonging was pivotal to the student experience,” Kevin Wilson (2Y 2022) says, co-president of Kellogg Veterans Association.
“It is my hope that conversations in these spaces could build community as we share our experiences, as well as increase understanding of DEI problems and solutions,” Ginger Jacobson, PhD, says, associate director of behavioral research at Kellogg.
Hear from Net Impact Club officers Nathan Joo, Trevor Lu, and Carli Chovick (all 2Y 2022) on winning chapter of the year and how the club has made its impact at Kellogg.
For Pride Month this year, Maddie Reese (2Y 2022), VP of Engagement for Pride@Kellogg, shares her leadership journey and efforts “to build a more inclusive, intersectional experience for Kellogg students.”
“What I truly desired was to have a lasting social impact and to be steadily connected to the pulse of change,” Raven Bedenfield says, a digital designer for Kellogg’s Integrated Marketing and Communications team.