Cerebral palsy. Earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Washington. Works for the Centers for Disease Control as the lead at the Section 508 Help Desk in North Carolina.
Cerebral palsy. Earned a master’s degree in education.
Blind. Earned an associate’s degree from Wenatchee Valley College. Attends Central Washington University, majoring in public relations.
Mild static encephalopathy, patella femoral syndrome. Earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Washington. Graduated from the funeral service program at the Lake Washington Institute of Technology. Works at a funeral home in Seattle. Married to fellow 2000 Scholar Nohemi Romero.
Dyslexia dysgraphia. Earned a bachelor’s degree in political science, with honors, from the University of Oklahoma. President of Kellner Capital, a New York City-based investment management firm.
Brain Stroke. Earned a bachelor’s degree in architectural studies from the University of Washington and a master’s degree in theatre arts from San Diego State University. Currently works with DO-IT Mentor Karen Braitmayer.
Cerebral palsy. Works as an advocate for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities at The Arc of Snohomish County as a self-advocacy coordinator, where she works closely with elected officials as well as the community. Received a DO-IT Trailblazer award in 2010.
Learning disability. Earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from Washington State University and a master’s degree in sustainable real estate development from Tulane University in New Orleans. Works as a management and budget specialist. Served in the Peace Corps in Bulgaria.
Cerebral palsy. Earned a bachelor’s degree in communication from the University of Washington and a master’s degree from Gonzaga University. Working for a foreclosure prevention non-profit organization in Seattle. Has an 8-year‑old daughter.
Aphasia. Currently working as a senior security engineer for Nordstrom with cloud and point of sale focus. Certified in: ISC2: Certified information systems security professional (CISSP) and GIAC: Certified Critical Controls (GCCC).
Visual impairment. Earned a bachelor’s degree in social work from Eastern Washington University; attends graduate school in vocational rehabilitation counseling at Western Washington University. Living in the Seattle area and doing her program internship. Studying for her certification and looking forward to graduating.
Cerebral palsy. Earned a certificate in culinary arts from North Seattle College.
Dyslexia and other learning differences. Earned an associate of arts degree from Shoreline Community College with two supporting certificates in film. Completed college certificate in railroad conducting from the National Academy of Railroad Sciences. While there, he made the dean’s list for the six week course at Johnson County Community College, for spring semester. Completed two years of railroad work as a conductor and is now starting as a student engineer. Is a digital media manager for the Decision Education Foundation. He continues to volunteer with Open Street Map (OSM) and HOT in support of world natural disasters.
Cerebral palsy. Earned an associate’s degree in computer science; plans to pursue a bachelor’s degree. Married to fellow 2000 Scholar Brian and lives in the Seattle area.
Hearing impairment. Earned a bachelor’s degree in social work from Eastern Washington University. Has a son.