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  • KLab Korner Office — Liam Brennan-Burke, ’21 — Co-Founder, Paysail
    KLab Korner Office—Liam Brennan-Burke, ’21—Co-Founder, Paysail Kravis Lab for Social Impact’s “Korner Office” is a spinoff of David Gelles’ “Corner Office” column in the New York Times’s Sunday Business section. The Korner Office includes snippets of conversations with changemakers and social entrepreneurs. This column was written by Kravis Lab for Social Impact’s Media & Marketing Team Lead, Abby Parrish ‘23. Starting his very own lawn mowing business in middle school, Liam Brennan-Burke, a senior Economics and International Relations dual major, has always been interested in entrepreneurship. Throughout his time at CMC, Brennan-Burke has turned to and capitalized on Kravis Lab for Social Impact’s progr [...]
  • KLabs Korner Office: Nandini Mittal ‘21, Success Consultant
    KLabs Korner Office: Nandini Mittal ‘22, Success Consultant Kravis Lab for Social Impact’s “Korner Office” is a spinoff of David Gelles’ “Corner Office” column in the New York Times’s Sunday Business section. The Korner Office includes snippets of conversations with changemakers and social entrepreneurs. Claremont McKenna has a plethora of resources for students to take full advantage of. The Dean of Students Office’s Success Consultants are no exception. Success Consultants are a diverse group of fourteen CMC sophomores, juniors, and seniors that develop academic, career, extracurricular, and wellness strategies to help fellow CMCers achieve the most out of their time in college and beyond. On their website, each Success Consultan [...]
  • To Our CMC Family,
    A Love Letter and Farewell to Our CMC Family, CMC is not only a community of hardworking doers, but also of givers, and a place where we succeed as a family by lifting each other up. From First Year Guides, who donate countless hours of their summer and school year to welcome freshman to Camp Claremont to the countless clubs and affinity groups that make sure that every student feels supported on the rollercoaster that is college, CMC’s faculty, administration, and students all work together to make our campus feel like home. This year Kravis Lab’s seniors Ellen Broaddus, Kendall Hollimon, Luis Salazar, and Sally Carlson and saw an opportunity to take the rich and bountiful institutional knowledge that flows throughout our school and to make it eternal. We realized th [...]
  • Recognizing Unconscious Bias and Helping Folks “Be More”
    December 6, 2018 Group picture with Anurag Gupta, CEO & Founder of Be More America In my house, you don’t question adults. You listen and you agree. I think that worked just fine for me because I didn’t like to ask a lot of questions anyway. But when we don’t ask questions, we don’t think. We aren’t wondering if there is something wrong or if there is something that can be improved. I didn’t question my mom until she started talking about things that I could do versus things that my brother could do. Tommy didn’t have to clean around the house. He was the boy. I couldn’t fix things because that’s a man’s job. But as Tommy cleaned his room and I fixed the constantly malfunctioning garage door, we collectively revealed [...]
  • “Weird Enough” to Make a Difference: Combating Media Misrepresentation one Cartoon at a Time
    November 22, 2018 Tony Weaver Jr., CEO of Weird Enough Productions, at explaining how he gets across his narrative. When Pixar Animation Studios released Coco last Thanksgiving break, my mother and I shared a heartwarming experience. We went to the movies like your average American family for the first time in nearly a decade. My mother moved to the United States in 1992 after meeting my father, who was visiting her town in Mexico. She was seventeen then. When asked to reflect on the last three decades in the United States, she recalls a few moments where she has felt represented in the United States media. Most representations play on negative stereotypes and depict Latino men and women as criminals and maids, respectively. A lot of the references made in Coco conveyed Mexican cultur [...]

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