Congratulations to the Alumni Impact Award Nominees

The finalists for the 2023 Giulio Regeni Alumni Impact Award this year include three alumni who make a difference in the world daily. Across different professions, all three live the UWC mission as they seek to build a more peaceful world.

Allison West ‘04 works as a legal advocate for people who have been incarcerated or have been victims of human rights abuses. A 2008 graduate of Middlebury College, Allison went on to study law at the University of Galway. She currently serves as a Senior Legal Advisor for the European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights. 

Emma Tucker ‘85 was recently named as the Editor in Chief of the Wall Street Journal, one of the most storied newspapers in the world. She is the first woman to lead the Wall Street Journal in its history. Previously Emma served as the Editor of The Sunday Times.

Yessika Moreno Rodriguez ’92 began her career as a physician in rural Costa Rica. More recently as Director of Medical Affairs for Pfizer, Yessika was instrumental in bringing the Pfizer Covid vaccine to Mexico. Additionally she provided critical leadership in the distribution of the vaccine throughout Mexico.

Congratulations to all three finalists! The winner will be announced in mid-April.

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