Topic: tulanians

Judy Cooper holds her camera and stands in front of mural depicting second line dancers

Impression: Judy Cooper

Many colors flash through the mind when thinking of New Orleans culture.

founder of beauty company stands indoors with tropical plants and photo of a woman that is a beauty product maker

Impression: Christina Tegbe

Beauty is big business, but Christina Tegbe (B ’07) of Houston knew that natural ingredients often work as well as high-tech ones.

Trivia Frazier stands in her science lab in a blue dress

Trivia Frazier: Research Scientist & Business Innovator

Trivia Frazier (SSE ’08, M ’12, B ’18), president and CEO of Obatala Sciences, is passionate about her company’s work and is thrilled to be blazing a path for others interested in bioengineering research.

Billy Witz sits with reporter's notebook by sports field

impression: Billy Witz

Billy Witz followed in his father’s footsteps to Tulane 41 years ago and took the road less traveled in becoming an award-winning sports journalist. 

Micah Cohen seated in front of bookcases

Impression: Micah Cohen

As an undergraduate at Tulane, journalist Micah Cohen (TC ’05) was hopeful of writing the “great American novel.”

Zachary St. Martin stands in front of ocean wearing a "Defend New Orleans" T-shirt

Impression: Zachary St. Martin

When Zachary St. Martin (E ’97, L ’01) joined Sony Pictures Entertainment’s Digital and TV Distribution Group, he brought not starry eyes but instead a keen vision for closing deals and product counseling.

Shauna Clark stands in front of a desk with a computer, family photos, and art in background

Impression: Shauna Clark

A Tulane Law alumna has been named Global and U.S. Chair of Norton Rose Fulbright, becoming the first woman of color to hold both positions.

Dr. Sophia Omoro stands in her French Quarter store, odAOMO

Ampersand: Sophia Omoro: Surgeon, Designer & Social Entrepreneur

Sophia Aomo Omoro (M ’00, ’02) always knew she wanted to be a surgeon.

Susan Hassig

Impression: Susan Hassig

After years of studying HIV transmission, Susan Hassig (PHTM ’84, ’87), associate professor of epidemiology at the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, became a go-to media source on the prevention and spread of COVID-19.

Cindy Reese Mitchell speaking at a podium

Impression: Cindy Reese Mitchell

Cindy Reese Mitchell’s (NC ’99) journey to her current position as Founding Chief Executive Officer of Mill House Ventures in Canberra, Australia, began when she was a girl growing up in Macon County, Alabama.