Ole Social Impact

Ole Social Impact

Are you wondering how you can connect your passion for issues like immigrant and refugee rights, environmental sustainability, public policy, education and mental health to real-world jobs and professional opportunities? Attend Ole Social Impact and connect with alumni who have channeled their St. Olaf educations into meaningful careers that make a difference.

Monday, April 16, 2018

6:30 p.m.- 8 p.m., Location: Buntrock ballrooms

For more information, contact Brittany Opem with the Alumni and Parent Relations Office at St. Olaf College: 507-786-3579 or opem1@stolaf.edu, or Thando Kunene in the Piper Center.

 2018 Alumni Panelists:

Caitlin Badger ‘09

Senior Program Evaluation Specialist, Minnesota Office of the Legislative Auditor

Music Education

Kate Bjorklund ‘13

Law Student, University of Minnesota Law School

Political Science

Eric Broker ‘15

Associate Communications Director, Minnesota Opera

Vocal Performance

Amanda Burgdorf ‘13

Care Guide, Allina Health


Katie Castillo ‘16

Donor Relations Associate, The Salvation Army

Sociology/Anthropology and Management

Katie Hanson ‘14

Career and College Center Coordinator, AchieveMpls

English and Media Studies

Janna Holm ‘07

Director of Prospect Development, The Trust for Public Land

Russian Area Studies and Elementary Education

Nick Hoverstad ‘14

Senior Admission and Financial Aid Counselor, St. Catherine University


Lauren Kramer ‘13

Development Manager, Native Governance Center

American Studies and Biology

Michael Langseth ‘13

School Relations Representative, Youth Frontiers

Political Science and Management Studies

Robert Lehmann ‘15

College Possible Senior Coach, College Possible Minnesota

English and Mathematics

Anna Lehn ‘11

Secondary School Teacher, ELA and French, Metro Schools College Prep


Jane Nordhorn ‘97

Senior Development Officer, St. Olaf College

Speech and Communication

Michaela O’Brien ‘16

Employee Benefits Consultant, Non Profit Specialist, Gallagher

Psychology, Race and Ethnic Studies, Family Studies, and Education

Lauren Peck ‘11

Public Relations Specialist, Minnesota Historical Society

English and Women’s Studies

Kaia Preus ‘13

English Teacher, Benilde-St. Margaret’s


Kyla Rathjen ‘14

Global Advocate Program Coordinator, Mama Hope

Sociology/Anthropology and Race and Ethnic Studies

Robin Stramp ‘14

Development and Communications Coordinator, St. Stephen’s Human Services


Eric Tvedt ‘08

Development Officer, St. Olaf College


Maria Wardoku ‘12

Planner, Alta Planning + Design

Political Science and Asian Studies

Chaia Xiong ‘14

Program Coordinator, College Possible

Asian Studies and Management Studies