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Audrey Beeber David
Golden (or Platinum) Opportunity for Russian Studies major
Audrey Beeber David, C'92, who majored in Russian Studies and minored in Economics at Penn, has found a way to continue both interests in her professional career. Beeber is business manager of Russian World Gallery, which opened on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan in September 1996.
David Pullman, C'83, believes that shrewd investments don't have to be "plain vanilla" to pay off, so, like a "Rebel Rebel" in the bond business, he recently structured a deal to securitize the future royalties from rock star David Bowie's first twenty-five albums. The Bowie bond sale was the first of its kind.
Charles Szoradi, Taheem "Tyme"
When AAA executives wanted to reach out to twenty-somethings, they came to Monsoon Microstudios, in a desolate stretch of North Philadelphia, where they perched on green vinyl stools around a plywood conference table held up by oil drums. Were their hosts embarrassed? Far from it. The recycled furnishings and downscale location are part of what they stand for. Continued ...
Banny Ackerman and Ruth Yeiser
Only thirteen miles separate the classrooms of Banny Ackerman, CW'73, and Ruth Yeiser, C'87, but to get together, their students must do more than board a school bus. They must cross an urban-suburban divide and a gulf made by socioeconomics and race. Continued ...
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