YANA Evening Tea Series: discussions designed to highlight leading experts involved in advancing positive social change.


Constitutional Law Expert Kermit Roosevelt on the Japanese Internment

Kermit Roosevelt ‘97 Law, Professor of Law at the University of Pennsylvania, and Ken Inadomi ‘76, YANA Founding Chair, kicked off our YANA Evening Tea series with an engrossing discussion on the legal and personal experiences of the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II.


YANA Tea Houston: The Intersection of Design and Architecture

Sarah Whiting ’86, then outgoing Dean of Rice School of Architecture and now first female Dean of the Harvard Graduate School of Design.

YANA Evening Tea | Meeting Global Healthcare Challenges

YANA Tea Houston: Meeting Global Healthcare Challenges

Healthcare is local, global, and even galactic! That was one of the messages attendees learned at the YANA Houston Tea held at Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center on the evening of Tuesday, September 24th.

Dr. Elizabeth Chiao MPH ‘93 led her colleague and friend, Dr. Sharmila Anandasabapathy ‘93, through a discussion of why global health is important, what some of the major challenges are today and likely in the future, and some of the ways she and Baylor Global Health and others are addressing the challenges.


Purpose, Passion, and Profit: Finding Meaningful Work in a Stressful World

In an age of Covid, economic hardship, and racial inequity, people are searching for purpose and meaning in their lives as never before. With record numbers in transition through layoffs, rescinded job offers, student gap years, and more, how can we successfully navigate this new reality to find work and build careers with meaning?

Dasia Moore ’18 and Nell Derick Debevoise, Harvard ’02 share insights and lessons from their personal journeys


Arts Community