All posts by Mary Gallagher

Leah Karr

Nurse, activist, and co-founder of U-M’s Professional Nurse Council By Mary Gallagher Leah Karr is a Registered Nurse at Mott Children’s Hospital who acted as an organizer with the University of Michigan Professional Nurse Council for the 2018 contract negotiations with Michigan Medicine. What made you decide to get involved in the contract negotiations? We

Sreyashi Dey: A Powerful Woman Of The Arts

Sreyashi Dey is President and Artistic Director of Akshara, an Ann Arbor-based multi-cultural, multi-arts organization founded by Dey and Dr. Paroma Chatterjee that presents arts inspired by India. Dey is also a classical Odissi dancer, and holds an MS in Economics and an MBA from Purdue. How do you see the arts fitting into daily

Scott Phillips

Scott Phillips has been working with housing insecure youth in Washtenaw County since 2007, first at Avalon Housing and now as the Youth Employment Coordinator at Ozone House in Ypsilanti. What do you do as youth employment coordinator? I work at our drop-in center in Ypsilanti, and I oversee our work zone program and our