Meet the BOLD 9

The 2021 BOLD 9 list recognizes up-and-coming Brandeis alumni who, during a year unlike any other, are using social media to spark creativity, conversation and change in their fields and beyond.


Confident Storytelling

Elizabeth Cayouette ’19 is the lead videographer and editor for Aerie by American Eagle.

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The Votes Are In

Sophia Warren ’19 is a member of the Maine House of Representatives, representing District 29.

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Food for Thought

Galen Karlan-Mason ’16, MBA’18, is the founder and CEO of GreenChoice, an app that rates nutritious groceries.

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Investing in Success

Ruben Kanya ’14 is the founder of Invested Talent and the Real Estate Experiment.

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Raising a Glass to Racial Justice

Claudiane Philippe ’13, MA’14 was named 2020's Best Virtual Bartender by Boston magazine.

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The Future of News

Elizabeth Bruenig ’13 is an opinion columnist at The New York Times.

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Contemporary Jewish Life

Rena Singer ’13 is a rabbi at Temple Sholom in Chicago.

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Comedy for a Cause

Jesse Appell ’12 is a bilingual comedian and Beijing resident.

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Illustration of two doctors wearing Brandeis masks

Healthcare Heroes

Brandeis applauds the many young alumni working on the frontlines of the coronavirus fight.

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