“The Morehead-Cain didn’t just make a difference in my life; it made the difference.”

Sallie Krawcheck ’87 Ellevest CEO and co-founder, top ten LinkedIn Influencer, Fortune and Forbes Most Powerful Women lists

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“The Morehead-Cain experience has built in me that eternal belief that life is an adventure.”

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“This rich, uncharted journey is the continuation of steps I took as a Morehead-Cain Scholar.”

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Five days, five cities—see how scholars are working together this summer all next week on Instagram! 🏙… https://t.co/FSLd71MwAb

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.@SallieKrawcheck ’87 on the time she was told to “sit down and shut up”—and on the power of speaking up. https://t.co/J9mdJ4LUV4

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What's better than #TakeoverTuesday? How about an entire week of takeovers? All next week, five teams of scholars—spread out over five U.S. cities—will show us what they've been working on this summer! #CivicCollaboration
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June 22, 2017
The store only sold "8" candles, but I think the wish still counts! Spending the rest of my evening enjoying my fav birthday ritual: my annual "Roman Holiday" fix and my (daily...oops!) ice cream. Signing off from Brooklyn, thanks for following me around on this #takeovertuesday! Photo by: Aisling Henihan '19
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June 21, 2017
A few of my favorite things this evening: Thai food picnic in Prospect Park with fellow scholar Ezra Rawitsch '19 followed by sunflower shopping! Photos by: Aisling Henihan '19 #takeovertuesday
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June 21, 2017
Back home after a long day, I'm taking a few minutes to work on some of my designs for the neon bending class I'm Discovery Funding this summer! So far I'm overcoming my fear of fire and breaking glass, one ninety-degree angle at a time. Photo by: Aisling Henihan '19 #takeovertuesday
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June 20, 2017
I'm taking a break from the office to enjoy a birthday lunch here in DUMBO with my wonderful colleagues Sandra and Geetika. We're generally BYO-lunch folks, but we're making an exception today to celebrate:) I'm learning so much from these two incredible and fearless women!! Photo by: Aisling Henihan '19 #takeovertuesday
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June 20, 2017
This summer, I'm working at a young travel startup called Vacation With an Artist (VAWAA), which offers travelers the chance to spend time learning and working in artist studios around the world. @vawaa_ offers sustainable creative alternatives to touristic travel experiences—something that I, as a great lover of both art and travel, can really get behind! This morning I've been helping my boss Geetika curate VAWAA's next edition of artists, which mostly includes getting to look at art all day AND many Skype conversations with fascinating creatives (like the one pictured)! Photo by: Aisling Henihan '19 #takeovertuesday
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June 20, 2017
Good morning from Brooklyn, NY! My name is Aisling Henihan, and I'm a rising junior from Wilmington, NC studying art history, history, and creative writing. In what is potentially a first, it is NOT ONLY #TakeoverTuesday BUT ALSO my birthday(!!), so this is potentially the most exciting Tuesday of the year!! I'm entering the third week of my PE summer with the Morehead-Cain, and I'm looking forward to sharing the day with you. I'm a fan of long mornings, so I'm starting my day eating breakfast on my teeny tiny porch in Park Slope:) Photo by: Aisling Henihan '19.
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June 20, 2017
Adventures inside. #ChampionTheJourney #targram #unc
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June 14, 2017
Awesome catching up with scholars working this summer in Greensboro!
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June 9, 2017
Advice from Gordon Cain, who once called his extraordinary career a “series of happy accidents.” #ChampionTheJourney
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