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Looking back on her current success, Christine Izuakor ’16 points to a pivotal conversation with a former mentor who expressed a pessimistic view on potential contributions to the field of security by a young woman, especially in her early twenties. (More)
When UCCS alum Tom Saponas started his career at Hewlett Packard in 1972, his fellow new employees boasted degrees from a few of the most prestigious universities in the country — Stanford, USC, and MIT among others. Saponas felt anxious about how his engineering education would stack up to his peers. (More)
Before Frances Johnson ever thought she’d become a judge, she fondly remembers being fascinated by exciting portrayals of a legal system at work while watching courtroom TV dramas with her parents. (More)