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Long after leaving their alma mater, Pepperdine graduates continue to pioneer groundbreaking advancements in their careers, promote goodwill and fellowship within their communities, and inspire the ever-growing global community of alumni to follow these same traditions while creating new ones of their own. Selected from more than 100 nominations, these alumni distinctly and successfully demonstrate the University's mission of purpose, service, and leadership through their personal passions and professional accomplishments while living abroad.

Meet Our Outstanding Alumni Abroad

 

Mindi Aleme
Melinda (McClung) Aleme ('00, MA '14)

Regional Program Director/Co-Founder of Lighting the Ethiopian Path, Lighting the Ethiopian Path

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

 

Jonathan Butcher
Jonathan Butcher (MA '12)

Co-Founder/Chief Operations Officer, The Lily Project
Matagalpa, Nicaragua

 

Christopher Chetsanga
Christopher J. Chetsanga ('64)

Professor of Biochemistry, University of Zimbabwe

Harare, Zimbabwe

 

Bradley Christianson-Barker
Bradley Christianson-Barker ('05)

Pastor, Open Door Church

Maple Ridge, Canada

 

Taylor Clayton
Taylor Clayton ('12)

Environment and Trade Consultant, United Nations Environment Program (UN Environment)

Geneva, Switzerland

 

Jon Derby
Jonathan Derby (JD '04)

Founder, Counsel to Secure Justice

Delhi, India

 

Caitlin Dunn
Caitlin Dunn ('06)

Program and Operations Manager, John Snow, Inc.

Lusaka, Zambia

 

Joseph Dzamesi
Joseph Kwame Dzamesi ('98)

Founder/Administrator, 

Sonrise Christian High School

Ho, Ghana 

 

Charlie Engelmann
Charlie Engelmann ('01)

Director, Pepperdine University Shanghai Program, Pepperdine University

Shanghai, China

 

Dan Hentschl
Dan Hentschl ('09)

Missionary, IberoAmerican Ministries

Monrovia, Liberia

 

Maisy Ho
Maisy Ho Chiu Ha ('93)

Executive Director, Shun Tak Holdings Limited

Hong Kong, China

 

Tomi Jaiyeola
Tomi Jaiyeola ('09, MPP '15)

Program Manager, CodeLagos, The Office of the Special Adviser on Education, Lagos State Government

Lagos, Nigeria

 

Kate Kearns Jaskolski
Kate Kearns Jaskolski ('08)

Artistic Director/Teaching artist and educational consultant/Teacher of Applied Theatre, Nigeria's Premier Inclusive Disability Theatre Company/Children's Developmental Centre in Lagos/University of Cape Town

Lagos, Nigeria

 

Nandor Kiss
Nandor Kiss ('11)

US Army Judge Advocate, United States Army

Landstuhl, Germany

 

Victoria Li
Minyi "Victoria" Li (MBA '04)

Partner, Lys Executive

Guangzhou, China

 

Chandra Melton
Chandra Melton ('99, JD '02)

Fitness Studio Owner, Haven

Shenzhen, China

 

Radu Oprea
Radu Oprea (MPP '08)

President, Young Entrepreneurs Association from the Southeast Region of Romania

Galati, Romania

 

Jason Quinter
Jason Quinter (MS '10, MBA '17)

Commanding Officer, Region 7, Marine Corps Embassy Security Group

Frankfurt, Germany

 

Erin Valentine
Erin Valentine (PsyD '10)

Clinical Psychologist in Women's Mental Health and Developmental Pediatrics, Sidra Medicine

Doha, Qatar

 

Helen Winter
Helen Winter (LLM '17)

CEO/Founder, R3SOLUTE

Berlin, Germany