Leslie Sligh ’07

After serving in the Peace Corps in Namibia from 2015–2017, I returned stateside accompanied by Mukwetu, a sage, sweet bush dog who adopted me in the village. Her name means “friend.” Mukwetu and I now live in DC where I’m pursing a Masters in Global Human Development at Georgetown’s School of Foreign service. Leslie Sligh […]

Andrew Holman ’77

Fantastic to be working with so many Thacher alums to develop the new medical field of immuno-autonomics – especially our new Inmedix VP of Corporate Development, Stuart Hwang, PhD ’78. I could not be more appreciative of their support and confidence to help Inmedix, Inc. and subsidiary Inmedix UK Ltd. make a difference for patients […]

Julie Huntington de Polo ’86

I was recently hired by a fellow Toad, Mary Everett Bourke CdeP 1981, to work with her in development at the Oxbow School, a semester-based arts boarding school in Napa. Thanks to Mimi Van Son, a former Thacher staff member, for recommending me! I joined Mary in pouring our respective wines (Hale Mary and Darioush) […]

Stewart Ring ’52

As the President of the Mokule’ia Community Association (MCA) on O’ahu’s North Shore, he continues to be a community activist dedicated to preserving and protecting – and, where possible, improving the quality of life for existing residents. And that means fighting the developers who seek to bring in resorts—and the good news is that he’s […]

Daisy Moore Lalwani ’87

I am happy to announce that I got engaged to Joshua Julian over Labor Day weekend. We met thanks to a Thacher connection… My friend Miriam deQuadros White (class of 1988) introduced us via email in May of last year. We will get married some time in 2017. My kids Taj (15) and Anya (12) […]

Perry Gates ’59

As I write this, my education corporation, Projects, Inc., approaches the half-way mark in its contract with Maine’s Passamaquoddy Indian tribe to assist them with economic development in the maple syrup industry. What an honor it has been to both lead and follow, leading in industry marketing and technology, and following in cultural immersion. It’s […]