Since graduating in 2014, Tran has gone on to be elected mayor of his hometown of Milpitas, California. While he never set out to run for public office, it was NYU Wagner’s commitment to excellence in public service that ultimately drove him to get into politics.
It may just be possible that NYU Wagner student Dejian (Ken) Zeng had a role in assembling your i-Phone. He spent six weeks toiling at a Shanghai factory where the ever-popular products are churned out.
Three alumni have launched PolicyAtlas—an online, nonpartisan, wiki encyclopedia that crowdsources details on policies for — and from — government managers, office holders, candidates, students, researchers, and advocates.
Seeing that many African American boys lack relevant male reading role models as well as access to fun books, NYU Wagner alumnus Alvin Irby created an innovative way to promote early literacy in a place many boys frequent—the barbershop.
After attending NYU Wagner, Sean became Co-Director of the Building Movement Project, which advances the potential for nonprofit organizations to have an impact in building movements for progressive social change.