Alumni Profiles

“Anything seems possible at CIIS, provided you own the responsibility for your choices.”
Portugal, England, and France

Currently:
Catching my breath. Planning my next move.

Professional Goal:
Possibly a master’s at CIIS

Has Lived in:
San Francisco

Currently:
Establishing my new nonprofit mentoring African American high school boys

Professional Goal:
I want to be a drum major for boys of color who are struggling in high school—an advocate who ensures that they graduate high school and focus on a career whether college or an apprenticeship.

Has Lived In:
Long Beach, CA

Currently:
Studying for MA in Drama Therapy

Professional Goals:
I came to CIIS specifically to earn my masters in drama therapy and now I am.

Has Lived in:
Vietnam; Portland, Oregon; Southern California; New York City; San Francisco

Currently:
Doctoral student in Clinical Psychology

Professional Goal:
To become a psychologist with a small clinical practice in addition to teaching and doing research on the intersection of spirituality and psychology. I want to bring more diversity to psychology, a field not historically represented by those who are queer-identified, of color, or with disabilities.

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