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My Northwestern Direction

In the My Northwestern Direction essay, Northwestern Magazine highlights the diverse paths our alumni, students, faculty and staff have taken and explores the many ways the University intersects with their lives.

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One Acre at a Time

Spring 2024
Co-founded by Andrew Youn ’06 MBA, ’19 H, One Acre Fund is a nonprofit that provides training and equipment to 4 million farm families across nine countries in eastern and southern Africa.

Read Youn’s essay

A black and white pencil-drawn illustration of Andrew Youn wearing rectangular glasses and smiling at the viewer.
Illustrated portrait of Heather Harding.

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