graduated from Hamline in 2007 with a degree in communication and media studies and international relations. After graduating from Hamline, Ina lived in China for a year, teaching at United International College, a Hamline partner. She then returned to Germany to work for the German Commission for the United Nations Educational, Science, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO
) and for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC
). While managing the publication of the IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report, she earned her master’s degree in international relations and affairs from the Freie Universitaet Berlin. Ina currently serves as Wissenschaftsreferentin
(science coordinator) at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK
). Read more.
holds a bachelor's degree in leadership and business management from the University of St. Thomas, and graduated from Hamline University with a master of business administration in 2009. While at Hamline, she traveled abroad to Italy and China and also received the Holt Fellowship. Amanda has worked in the healthcare field for 16 years, and currently has a full-time position with Children’s Minnesota and Allina Health in the Mother Baby Clinical Service Line. In 2013, she and her husband Scott started a nonprofit in honor of their daughter Eden called Eden’s Garden
. Amanda lives in Blaine, Minnesota with her husband Scott and daughter Reagan, and enjoys spending time with her family and CrossFitting, biking, hiking, swimming, and traveling. Read more
about Amanda and her work with Eden's Garden.
graduated from Hamline University in 1991 with majors in anthropology and French. For over twenty years, Heather has dedicated her professional energies to urban education, supporting families as they overcome barriers that can pose obstacles to their children’s success and helping students overcome adversity, achieve great things, and move forward with increased hope and confidence. Among Heather’s professional highlights is Project Connection, a highly successful mentoring program she created and led that has served more than 250 students and families in Saint Paul. This year, the CLA Alumni Association presented Heather with the Making the World a Better Place Award. Read more.