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“Ask an Alum” Staff Spotlight- Health Informatics student to UW Administrative Specialist

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Tera Figueroa graduated from University of Washington- Bothell in 1998 with a degree in Society, Ethics & Human Behavior and a minor in Health Informatics.  While at UW, Tera enjoyed spending her time at the IMA, going to husky football …

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“Ask an Alum”- Industrial Design student to Business Analysis Manager

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Suveer Sharma graduated from University of Washington- Seattle in 2009 with a degree in Industrial Design. While at UW, Suveer was involved in fraternity and sorority life as the president of his fraternity. After graduating from UW, Suveer joined the 

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“Ask an Alum”- Economics student to Buyer @ Fred Hutch

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Judy Nickelson graduated from UW-Seattle in 2015 with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and a minor in Japanese. Judy is now a Buyer II in Purchasing for Fred Hutch Cancer Research Center. While at UW, she was career focused …

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“Ask an Alum” Mathematical Economics Student to Data Analyst

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Parto Shareghi graduated from University of Washington- Seattle in 2016 with a degree in Mathematical Economics. While at UW, Parto was a member of the actuarial club and a first-year mentor. She is now a Data Analyst for Premera Blue …

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“Ask an Alum” – Physics Student to Identity Security Professional

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Sarah Squire is a double alum of University of Washington-Seattle who is currently a Senior Technical Architect for Ping Identity in Seattle. Sarah received her Bachelor of Science in Physics and after six years she returned for a Master of …

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“Ask an Alum” Communications and Political Science Major to Instructional Technician

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Derrick Van Kirk graduated from University of Washington- Seattle in 2010 with a degree in Communications and Political Science. Before attending UW, Derrick spent 7 years working outside, building houses, before he decided to pursue his degree. Derrick  is now …

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“Ask an Alum” Informatics student to Software Engineer

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Linda (Fan) Yang graduated from University of Washington- Seattle in 2017, with a degree in Informatics and a minor in Math. While at UW, Linda was involved in hall council, FIUTS, became a FIG leader, and was the Director of …

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“Ask an Alum”- Computer Engineering student to Physician

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Chester Chan is an alum of University of Washington- Seattle. While at UW, Chester studied Computer Engineering with a minor in Music. He was also involved in Golden Key International Honour Society, research, internships, intramural sports, and various volunteer and …

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“Ask an Alum” American Ethnic Studies Major to Collegiate Prep Principal

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Tracie Sanlin graduated from University of Washington- Seattle in 2007 with a degree in American Ethnic Studies. While at UW, Tracie was a proud sister of Lambda Theta Alpha, a house band member of R.E.T.R.O. poets, played with the University …

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“Ask an Alum” Journalism student to Non-Profit Program Manager

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Joseph C. Denton graduated from University of Washington-Seattle in 2016 with a degree in Journalism. While at UW, Joseph built his network by being involved in many different opportunities &  internships on campus. Joseph now resides in Tacoma and works …

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