CLASS OF 2011 | 2018 | ISSUE 3

Lots of updates from the Class of 2011! Damian Privitera reports, “I moved back to Connecticut last year with my partner (Evan Perkoski ’10) because Evan started as a professor at UConn. We live in Manchester with our dog (Miley) and I’m working as a lawyer in Hartford. We saw lots of friends at the three Wesleyan weddings we went to this year, including for Nick Matayoshi and Sami Okada, Laura Silver ’08 and her husband, and Darren Thomason and his husband. We also saw Wes friends at the non-Wesleyan weddings because go figure.”

Siena Kramer writes, “I graduated with a B.S. in nursing from The George Washington University and am currently working as a critical care R.N. in Washington, D.C. Glad to be back on the East Coast!”

Margaret Aldredge Diamond and husband Hugo welcomed their son, Hugo, in May.

Max Slater is an attorney and hearing officer for the Allegheny County Health Department in Pittsburgh. As the hearing officer, Max presides over administrative law matters in which parties appeal violations issued by the Health Department. Over the past two years, Max has handled cases ranging from air pollution to landlord-tenant disputes to food safety issues. Max and his wife, Megan, are expecting their first child in February.

Jared Gimbel reports, “My video game about Greenland, Kaverini: Nuuk Adventures, has been delayed, resulting in a 2019 release. The game is set to feature music, sound effects, voice acting, and consultation from several well-known Greenlandic artists.” Jared also spent two weeks last summer in Fiji, having learned Fijian to conversational fluency.

Mallory Cruz writes, “I spoke at the U.N. in April on the abuse of autistic girls and women on International Autism Awareness Day.”

Lindsey Davis tell us, “I’ve been employed since spring as a researcher/writer/editor in the rare books and manuscripts trade. It’s a pretty small circle, and I’d be happy to offer my e-mail address for any student or alumni questions regarding the field.”

Donovan Arthen got married, bought a house, and is working as a leadership development specialist for organizations all over the world.

Ilaria O’Keefe has moved down to Greenville, S.C., for the foreseeable future in connection with her husband’s job. “I’m homeschooling my two older kids, trying to keep the 1-year-old out of trouble, and working part-time as a birth doula and herbal medicine student. Not yet sure how I feel about being in the South . . .”

Harrison Schaaf is living in east L.A., working as a director/cinematographer, traveling often to China and the rest of East Asia for work and adventure.

Kathryn Kulowski Swan is an optometrist based in Connecticut. She opened a practice with her husband, Edmund Swan, in Rocky Hill called Swan Vision Optometry. All Wesleyan students and alumni are welcome! Enjoy a 25 percent discount. #keepwesweirdbutyourvisionclear

Always great to hear from our class. Thanks for your contributions!

Allie Southam |