STUDENT SPOTLIGHT! From Hong Kong to NYC – Joy Kawuma
Hong Kong. One of the most significant financial hubs in the world. In this bright, bustling, busy place is where Joy Kawuma was born and raised. For 2 years Joy worked in finance. Each day in front of a computer screen, never feeling it was the right fit. “I knew I needed to make a […]
STUDENT SPOTLIGHT! Jack Thayer – 2019 Graduate
“This is it. This is my life’s work.” For Jack Thayer, like so many of us, finding a career he loves didn’t happen overnight. I started on a completely different path.” says Thayer. “I went to school for Computer Science, but I never felt it was the right fit.” After 2 years of coding and […]
STUDENT SPOTLIGHT! Shahar Gerbi – Feb 2020 Grad
It’s 4:30pm in Israel. And although Shahar Gerbi is halfway around the world, it’s clear; her heart is in NYC. “I had tears in my eyes when I boarded my flight home.” says Gerbi. Faced with the growing COVID-19 pandemic, Shahar decided to leave New York in early March and return to Israel before the […]
MY FIRST TEACHER & I – MY INSPIRATION FOR OUR 5 WEEK PROGRAM.
I stared at my reflection for 15 minutes without even realizing it. It was a regular day at our studio here and I was getting ready to welcome a bonus class group. But do you have those days where you have an epiphany which only makes you realize something you’ve known all along? I was […]