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Giving voice for Native perspectives

Lisa Fryett

Lisa Fryett worked for more than 18 years at The Boeing Company, eventually becoming a project manager for in-flight entertainment. She left the corporate world in 2016 to complete her degree at the University of Washington Bothell where her advocacy for Native viewpoints earned her recognition in the Husky 100. 

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Alaska indigenous performer wins T-Mobile prize

A University of Washington Bothell student from the Aleutian Islands, who assembled a performance group of indigenous artists, won T-Mobile’s Create the Change competition at the Equity & Inclusion Conference on campus.

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Native Girls Code, helping diversify STEM

After completing her community psychology degree with a human rights minor at the University of Washington Bothell, Shawn Peterson created a way to combine her education with her passion. She helped start Native Girls Code with the goal of introducing indigenous teen girls to opportunities in the field of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

 

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