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Pile of face masks

Answering the call

Chris Davis ’04 and New Balance pivot from making sports gear to personal protective equipment for essential workers.

Ervin Williams
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Exeter People

"I’m most concerned about [making] a change that will last, especially for my children and my children’s children."

Ervin '20

Lilly Pinciaro
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Exeter People

"White people need to do the work of self-examination and self-reflection and then educate their communities."

Lilly '20

Sujata Sheth
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"I feel that now I am really making a difference. I’m doing what I was trained to do."

Sujata Sheth ’97

Creating Conversations: Exeter thought leaders connect

In the first of a series of talks highlighting alumni innovators and big thinkers, activist Tom Steyer '75 chats with Brian Shactman '90 of NBC 10 Boston and NECN about his current work in California to facilitate equitable economic recovery from the impact of COVID-19.

March for Justice

Toyin Augustus, instructor in physical education, addressed the crowd at the March for Justice in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, this month. 

Kate Ford Laird on an adventure with her children
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Exeter People

"We’ve spent much of our time where you really can’t see any traces of human civilization."

Kate Ford Laird '86

Knowledge and goodness
Exeter People

“That's one of the most noble goals ... embracing this one-of-a-kind education and using it to help others.”

Exeter People

“It came from asking myself, ‘What can I give to my peers?’”

Exeter People

“It brings me closure and peace knowing that I'm doing something to play even a small part in a much larger battle.”