Making Taft's fall musical
Mark Thornton '91
Joy Phelan-Pinto '75
Rob Terenzi ’01
Rob Terenzi ’01 and his wife, along with a college friend, saw an opportunity to help coffee farmers and upend the supply chain. They formed Vega Coffee, known for its dedication to individual coffee farmers in Nicaragua.
Andrew Wertheim ’76
Andrew Wertheim ’76 is the owner and president of Tea Importers, a socially responsible business that buys from tea producing companies around the world and sells to major tea packers and blenders. The family-owned company was founded in 1958.
Ellie O’Neill ’11
Based on their view that water scarcity is a pressing issue of our time, Ellie O’Neill ’11 and Jack Hartpence cofounded Powwater, a social business that sells reusable water bottles, coffee mugs, and wine tumblers and reinvests profits into sustainable clean drinking water systems across the globe.
Charley Rosenberry ’77
CharleyRosenberry ’77, who retired from his law career, now spends his days organizing weeklong hikes for veterans who have recently returned from combat, and also doing llama pack trips into the Cascade Mountains to resupply trail crews working there.
Irina Prentice ’94
Read about the work of Irina Prentice ’94, who is part of a team at Encounter Edu, a London-based education agency using innovative teaching methods, such as live-stream learning, to help students in classrooms around the world learn about pressing environmental issues.