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Rick Zedník (SHS '89), CEO of the Women in Parliaments Global Forum (WIP), is committing to helping increase the number and influence of women in politics.

rick_z.jpgRick Zednik (SHS '89) has recently changed jobs to become CEO of the Women in Parliaments Global Forum (WIP). On July 10, 2016, he had a column published on The Huffington Post explaining why he, as a man, is committing to helping increase the number and influence of women in politics.

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Peter Lengsfelder (SHS '64) has written his first novel, Beautiful to the Bone

PL_Headshot_Square.jpegPeter Lengsfelder (SHS '64) has written his first novel, Beautiful to the Bone. Beautiful to the Bone, is releasing on May 27 and will be available at all major retailers. 

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Troy Engle (SHS '79) will be serving as a U.S. Olympic Team assistant coach

engle.jpegTroy Engle (SHS '79) has been selected as a Team USA Track & Field Olympic Team assistant coach. Currently living and working in Singapore, Engle has been involved in the U.S. Track & Field circuit for years. 

 

 

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Richard Raisler (SHS '67) and TrueHUEnews summarizes journalism from around the globe

raisler-richard-750xx700-933-93-0.jpgRichard Raisler (SHS '67) founded, owns and runs an aggregate business -- but never gets his hands dirty. His online venture TrueHUEnews summarizes journalism from around the globe -- a technique known in media circles as aggregation.

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Tovah Feldshuh’s (SHS '66) final words to the cast and crew of The Walking Dead

American_Theatre_Wing_2009_Spring_Gala_dZBKogtioDkl.jpgTovah Feldshuh, honored as a Scarsdale Distinguished Alum in 2005, said an emotional goodbye to the cast and crew of The Walking DeadTovah Feldshuh's character Deanna was bit (yet strangely not devoured) by walkers in the midseason finale. Deanna made a surprise return on Sunday’s “The Next World” episode, having now crossed over to the other side as a zombie.

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Douglas Rushkoff (SHS '79): 'I’m thinking it may be good to be off social media altogether'

3312.jpgDouglas Rushkoff (SHS '79) has published 10 books detailing an increasingly fierce critique of digital society. His latest book, Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus: How Growth Became the Enemy of Prosperity, is published by Portfolio Penguin on 3 March.

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The Body of an American, written by Dan O'Brien (SHS '92), will play a limited engagement in New York

DanOBrien.jpgThe New York premiere of Dan O'Brien's play The Body of an American will play a limited engagement February 10 through March 20 at Primary Stages at the Cherry Lane Theatre. Opening night is set for February 23. Dan O'Brien was honored as a Scarsdale Distinguished Alum in 2011.

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Aaron Sorkin (SHS '79) wins Best Screenplay Golden Globe for Steve Jobs

gg-blog-sorkin-tmagArticle.jpgOn January 10, 2016, Aaron Sorkin (SHS '79) won a Golden Globe for his Steve Jobs screenplay, a detailed portrait of the adored but private Apple founder. Aaron Sorkin was honored as a Scarsdale Distinguished Alum in 2006.

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George Zimmerman (SHS ‘66) Men’s Wearhouse Founder Goes Online in his Second Act

zimmer.jpgGeorge Zimmerman, honored as a Scarsdale Distinguished Alum in 2012, has raised the curtain on the second act of his career, launching a tuxedo rental and tailoring service.

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Scarsdale alumni panelists inspire students to follow their own passion

By VALERIE ABRAHAMS of the Scarsdale Inquirer, November 28, 2014

“There is no one path; no right or wrong college” to find success, Scarsdale High School alumnus Dan Rosensweig told juniors and seniors as the moderator for a panel discussion with distinguished SHS alumni in the Little Theater Friday, Nov. 21. “Evidence suggests wherever you go [to college], if you follow your passions the opportunity to go into any field is available to people who come out of this high school,” he said. “Focus attention on doing some of the right things and being willing to take risks and take chances.”

To illustrate his point, Rosensweig invited six alumni who have traveled along very different paths to share their stories. The panelists were: Suzanne Nossel, ’87; Mara Liasson, ’73; Andrew Ross Sorkin, ’95; Jon Oringer, ’92; George Kliavkof, ’85 and Tom Rogers, ’72.

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