Celebrating the diverse UW experience

Badger Vibes

We heard you. Following a series of listening sessions, we at the Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association have developed a strategic plan to build an inclusive, intentional, and sustainable engagement experience for alumni of color. As part of this plan — and to better feature the voices of our alumni of color — we’ve created Badger Vibes, a monthly e-newsletter. We invite you to explore our content below.

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Ryan Young

A Two-Spirit Artist

Ryan Young identifies as gender nonbinary, or “two-spirit” in the Ojibwe tradition. Young’s multimedia art celebrates that identity.

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Sylvestra Ramirez

Falling into Entrepreneurship

A nasty fall in childhood got Sylvestra Ramirez interested in physical therapy. An intense persistence helped her overcome obstacles to open Milwaukee’s first bilingual clinic.

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