Survival Skills: Jan Gordon

Survival Skills: Jan Gordon

In the midst of the medical corridor hub of Dupont Circle, Spencerian College just celebrated its 80th commencement with a new generation of nurses and other allied health professionals. Executive Director Jan Gordon has never missed a  commencement ceremony, held...
Bringing Art to Her Beer

Bringing Art to Her Beer

Leah Dienes wasn’t always a beer drinker. In fact, when she turned 21 she preferred bourbon. “When I was in college, I could only afford to drink one beer when I went out with my friends, and I didn’t even like it,” Leah says. “But after college, I began to develop a...
How She Promotes Peace

How She Promotes Peace

By Holly Hinson Cory Lockhart was only 3 years old when she first traveled internationally. Since that time, the teacher, writer, public speaker, and peacemaker has visited and performed on-the-ground human rights and charity work in a number of countries, including...