NYU Alumni Profiles

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Alumni are listed alphabetically by last name under each category.

Arts & Entertainment





  • Kim Castro (SPS ’08)| Kim Castro is the first woman of color to run the venerable news magazine U.S. News & World Report.
  • Arielle Duhaime-Ross (GSAS ’13) | Arielle Duhaime-Ross, the first climate change reporter, has a podcast on Vox.
  • Jessica Pels (TSOA '09) | Jessica Pels is the Editor-in-Chief of Cosmopolitan Magazine.
  • Nicole Tung (GSAS ’09) | Photojournalist Nicole Tung has documented conflicts and crises in Libya, Syria, Iraq, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Greece, Bangladesh, Hong Kong, and is currently covering the war in Ukraine.



NYU Alumni Volunteers


Public Service


  • Kimberly Seals Allers (CAS ’96) [She/Her/Hers] | Kimberly Seals Allers is the creator of Irth, a review and rating app for Black and brown women and birthing people to find and leave reviews of OB/GYNS, birthing hospitals, and pediatricians.
  • Deja Bond (GSAS ’20) | Read about the first African-American alumna of the top-ranked Master’s in Data Science program at NYU.
  • Matthew Campisi (TANDON ’96, ’20) | Mathew Campisi developed a breast cancer screening technology to help increase access to accurate cancer testing around the world.
  • Bertha Jimenez (TANDON ’16) | Bertha Jimenez is an engineer who discovered a way to upcycle discarded grain from breweries to make delicious bread.