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Four Tufts Alumni Named to Forbes' "30 Under 30"

Friday, January 16, 2015

The School of Arts and Sciences is proud to announce that four alumni were named to Forbes magazine's 2015 "30 Under 30" lists.

Education
Abena Agyemang, A07, is the national director of school partnerships for Families for Excellent Public Schools. As the national director, Agyemang works with 120 schools and partners and provides families with resources to advocate for better schools in their communities, mobilizing nearly 60,000 people over the year. Read the Forbes profile >
Science
While researching how the mind makes split-second perceptions of other people, Jon Freeman, G08, G12, created software to track cursor movements on a computer screen as a graduate student at Tufts. Now an assistant professor at NYU, he has published more than 50 scientific papers and his software is widely used by other researchers. Read the Forbes profile >
Finance
As the vice president at JPMorgan Chase & Company, Scott Travers, A07, co-manages a $9 billion portfolio in the nation's biggest private banking operation, overseeing private wealth of rising hedge fund and investment banking stars. Read the Forbes profile >
Media
Danielle Weisberg, A08, is co-founder of theSkimm, a daily "news you need to know" email with over 1 million subscribers. In the past year, they've raised an additional $6.25 million and partnered with Oprah.com. Read the Forbes profile >