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Peabody People: Shaiza Rizavi, BS’91

May. 15, 2019—Transformative Lens The new Rizavi–Friedland Chair will attract and retain star faculty leaders For Shaiza Rizavi, a money manager and managing member of the New York-based brokerage firm Gilder Gagnon Howe & Co., making a financial gift to Peabody is a matter of creating space for flexibility, choice and freedom. “So much of what I...

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Peabody People: Nyree Ramsey, BS’97, MEd’00, and Asali DeVan Ecclesiastes, BS’96

May. 15, 2019—Neighborhood Rebirth When Nyree Ramsey visited New Orleans in 1995, three words came to mind: “This is home.” “I loved the culture, the food, the sense of community—all things intergenerational,” she says. “My father was a musician, an immigrant from Jamaica, and my mom comes from a close-knit artistic family in New York. I understand...

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