After Macalester

Emma Kalish ’13 (Madison, Wisc.) is working as a researcher with the Urban Institute examining poverty persistence and savings.

Eric Goldfischer ’13 (Philadelphia, Penn.) is working as a tenant organizer with the Banana Kelly Community Improvement Association in the Bronx, NY.

Meg O’Halloran ’13 (Shaker Heights, Ohio) is working as Director of Financial Development with the Montessori Development Group of Cleveland, OH.

Charlotte Fagan ’12 (East Greenwich, R.I.) is studying women’s biking movements in five countries around the world through a Watson Fellowship.

Diego Ruiz ’12 (San Francisco, Calif.) works at College Possible in communications.

David Tomporowski ’12 (Perham, Minn.) joined the Minnesota Department of Transportation as a GIS analyst.

Lily Gordon-Koven ’11 (Newton, Mass.) completed a fellowship with AVODAH after graduation, then worked as a research fellow with the National Complete Streets Coalition, and is now pursuing a Master’s degree in urban planning at New York University.

Patrick Malloy ’10 (Atlanta, Ga.) completed New York City’s Urban Fellows program, then finished a Master’s of Public Policy at the University of Minnesota and is now working in public Finance with Ehlers.

Joe Parilla ’08 (St. Paul, Minn.) works as a research associate in the Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy division of the Urban Institute.

Christina Danico ’04 (Davenport, Iowa) worked as a city planner with the City of St. Paul and is now a planner with Minnesota’s Metropolitan Council.

Licinia McMorrow ’04 (San Jose, Calif.) received a master’s degree in planning from the University of Southern California in 2006 and is now working as a planner for the City of San Jose.

Lesley Benton ’03 (New Gloucester, Maine) works in San Francisco as a programmer at the largest Bay Area homeless shelter for families.

Sarah Garland ’01 (Woodway, Texas) earned her master’s from the NYU joint journalism and Latin American studies program in 2004 and is employed as a staff education reporter for the New York Sun.

Jeff Jones ’01 (Des Plaines, Ill.) produces and directs Minnesota Public Radio’s afternoon news program, All Things Considered.

Nicole Derse ’00 (Slinger, Wis.) works on progressive political campaigns. During 2007 and 2008, she worked on the political desk for Barack Obama’s campaign for president, organizing progressive constituencies in New Hampshire.

Matthew Hendricks ’00 (Toledo, Ohio), a Fulbright Fellow, is a project manager for Central Community Housing Trust, a nonprofit community development company.

Lisa Watson ’98 (Minneapolis, Minn.) works for East View Cartographic in Plymouth, Minn., and helps maintain the geospatial database that feeds cartographic.com. She volunteers with Uhuru Solidarity, an organization that supports the growing movement of black communities, in the United States and worldwide, for justice and genuine African independence.