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by Deborah Leigh Wood

John Wood ’89
Former Microsoft Executive founded the nonprofit Room to Read in 2000. Today, the organization recently completed its 100th school and its 1,000th library, donated more than 500,000 books and established 900 scholarships for girls.

Susan Rosenstein ’79
“Kellogg gives us careers, knowledge and friends, and at some point it’s time to give back,” she says. “The personal rewards for volunteering are big. You get back a lot more than you give.”

Elise Cayelli Wetzel ’92
The founder and chair of iSold It, a year-old national chain of franchised eBay drop-off stores, says “Building new brands is the most exciting thing you can do.”

David Gavoor ’90
Working with the New York City-based Achilles Track Club, Gavoor raised funds to help train 32 disabled veterans who recently returned from Iraq to participate in the second Annual Hope & Possibility 5 Mile Walk/Run.

Michael Angelo Johnson ’98
Johnson’s two main pieces of advice are: Establish goals at the beginning of each year and review them at the year’s end; and make sure you’ve earned and have given respect before you demand it.

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