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The Carolina Pride Alum Network (CPAN) is a community of individuals dedicated to making their communities, Carolina and the world a better place. So it is no surprise that some of our members have found themselves in the headlines recently! 

  • CPAN President McKenzie Thomas ’13 was recently named one of ADCOLOR’s 2020 honorees for her work in user advocacy in tech. Learn more here…
  • CPAN member Dr. Jerrica Kirkley ’12 (MD) was featured in the news as a cofounder of the recently launched startup, Plume, which provides telehealth services specifically tailored to the trans community. Read the profile here…
  • He’s not a member yet, but we wanted to share this moving piece by current Student Body President, Reeves Moseley ’21 about coming out. 
  • As McKenzie shared in her update, UNC alum Gage Tarlton ’20 collaborated on “Our Offering,” a virtual play supporting Black transgender people. Read more here…

We are also excited to continue to spotlight our incredible members with “Member Monday” on our Facebook page. Check it out!

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