We craft careers with intention.

Kenyon grads do more than land jobs, they launch meaningful careers — shaping the world with their thoughts, words and actions. From writing Pulitzer-winning pieces to conducting groundbreaking research, here are some of the ways Kenyon students and alumni are leading critical conversations.

Standing Up for Public Health 

In the News Washington Post

John Green ’00 is using his platform to advocate for public health, zeroing in on the deadliest infectious disease in the world.


Leading the Conversation

  • Colette Pichon Battle

    "Placed Here, In This Calling" 

    In the News On Being

    Colette Pichon Battle ’97, who has dedicated her career to climate activism and disaster recovery, talks with Krista Tippett of “On Being” about the power of the stories we tell.

  • Nadia Reiman appears on computer screen alongside Ira Glass Podcast Pioneer - related audio Running time: 50:00

    The Kenyon Review speaks to Nadia Reiman ’05, who produced an episode of “This American Life” that received the first Pulitzer Prize for audio reporting.

  • As an executive producer of an Oscar-winning short documentary, Ruby Schiff ’21 brought global attention to the lack of education surrounding menstruation in a rural Indian village.

Bridget Brink

Leading with Distinction 

In the News NPR

Bridget Brink ’91 is confirmed as the United States’ ambassador to Ukraine as the nation faces continued threat from Russia.

Raya Kenney and Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton. Credit Raya Kenney

A Monumental Idea 

In the News Washington Post

Raya Kenney ’25 long envisioned a memorial honoring women in WWII. She worked with government leaders to make her dream into a law, earning herself a seat at the State of the Union.


“Kenyon was a springboard for me to go out into a field, a business, and a life that I knew nothing about. I had an idealized vision of what I wanted, and Kenyon gave me the tools to go and pursue that life.” 

Samie Kim Falvey '96

For Kefa Memeh ’22, the road to an Architectural Digest cover began with a love for color and photography.



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