In 2022, Michael Froman ’85, then an executive for Mastercard, attends a roundtable with U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai and NYC leaders of small businesses.
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As Michael Froman ’85 becomes president of the Council on Foreign Relations, he writes that global trade is at an inflection point, but globalization isn’t dead yet. — International Monetary Fund
Lehigh sociologist Danielle Lindemann ’02, author of True Story: What Reality TV Says About Us, appears in a new documentary about the Duggar family, explaining how the show 19 Kids and Counting boosted the TLC channel. — Time
On June 1, Massachusetts Attorney General Andrea Campbell ’04 began enforcing the state’s new “right to repair” law giving independent repair businesses access to the information collected digitally by some new cars. —
Dr. Wonha Kim ’04, director of the Loma Linda University Health Institute for Health Policy and Leadership, gave tips for preventing and stopping teen tobacco use. — Loma Linda University Health
Fiddler Brittany Haas ’09 is joining the bluegrass band Punch Brothers. Previously she was in the Porchlight Band and was selected as an artist in residence at East Tennessee State University. —
Shares of activist investor Carl Icahn ’57’s Icahn Enterprises tumbled down 55.6% in May after a report questioned its practices, including accusing it of using a “Ponzi-like” structure to fund its large dividend. — The Motley Fool
New York City “cannabis czar” Dasheeda Dawson ’00 said in her keynote address at a major cannabis business convention that she plans to make cannabis a socially equitable industry. — Forbes

Gen. Mark Milley ’80 received France’s highest medal of honor, the order of Commander of the Legion of Honor, for his work helping Ukraine and defending democracy. —
Former U.S. ambassador Marie Yovanovitch ’80 took a trip back to Ukraine and said Ukrainians are courageous and confident they will win, despite Russia’s new strategy of going after civilian targets. — CBS News
Michigan’s lacrosse program has landed former Princeton captain Beau Pederson ’23 as a graduate transfer for next year. — Inside Lacrosse

“Asian Americans have been slammed as cartoon characters. We’ve been called gooks, geeks, geishas. Moving beyond racial slurs to communities of strength and influence is a battle that doesn’t die.” 

— Author and activist Helen Zia ’73, who launched the Asian American Students Association at Princeton. — South China Morning Post (via Tribune News Service)

John W. Rogers Jr. ’80, founder and co-CEO of the oldest Black-owned investment firm in the U.S., Ariel Investments, said his views on entrepreneurship and investing were shaped by Princeton basketball coach Pete Carril. — Face 2 Face Africa
Upon returning to his former position as chair of the New York State GOP, Ed Cox ’68 spoke about redistricting, upcoming elections, and the legacy of his father-in-law, President Richard Nixon. — Hamodia
Blue Star Families CEO Kathy Roth-Douquet *91 praised a program where the group works with the National Endowment of the Arts to give military families free admission to museums. — WYSO
Actor Dean Cain ’88 said he left California for Nevada because of high taxes and homelessness, attributing those issues to California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s policies. — Newsmax

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