Wife, mother, vice president: the three leading roles that Florecita (Carías) Mejía ’08 plays daily. The ambitious businesswoman has her hands full between her growing family and a leadership role at Bank of New York Mellon.
How the Ytzen-Handels live illustrates what is important to them, and so it can look different than what many people have grown accustomed to in 21st-century America.
Sometimes it’s that chance encounter—with the Uber driver, airplane passenger or person who appears out of nowhere with a set of jumper cables when a car battery dies—that, like a railway switch, sends us off in a newfangled direction.
Jake ’04 and Lauren x’08 Kreyling had originally made plans for a family of four and became a family of eight. “First you exercise your faith and then see why,” says Jake.
After reading a poem about a saw in her Nobel Literature class, Lauren Snyder ’19 was the only one who raised her hand when the professor asked if anyone had ever used one.