Hilary (Sherratt) Yancey’s longstanding interest in the philosophy of disability took on a new light when she gave birth to Jackson, a spunky boy with a number of disabilities. Suddenly, her life looked different from the journey she had once envisioned.
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.
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Jake ’04 and Lauren x’08 Kreyling had originally made plans for a family of four and became a family of eight.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.