More alumnae/i in the news

Jonathan Bachman ’03: A Louisiana-based freelance photographer whose images for Reuters after the police killing of Alton Sterling are being called “iconic” and “impossible to forget.” His photos have dominated the news cycle the past several months. (See more of his photos here.) The photo above (top) is also featured in the Black Eyed Peas’ music video for their song, “Where’s the Love.” The song — a new rendition of their 2003 hit — features a variety of top music industry artists and is aimed at ending gun violence. Proceeds of the charity single will go to educational programs and college scholarships in the United States.

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Read more — and see more:
The superhero photos of the Black Lives Matter movement via The New York Times Magazine
A single photo from Baton Rouge that’s hard to forget via The Atlantic
Black Lives Matter protest photo hailed as ‘legendary’ via BBC News
Photo editors weigh in on Jonathan Bachman’s iconic protest photo via PetaPixel

Photo credit: Jonathan Bachman/Reuters

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Trina Chiasson ’03: Senior product manager at Tableau Software, which recently launched Vizable, an app for visual data analysis using animation and touchscreen gestures and visualization that helps people ask and answer questions. (Side note: I haven’t downloaded it yet, but Vizable looks slick. The touchable, interactive graphs are much more polished than your standard Excel bar chart. Plus, it’s free!) Chiasson is also CEO and co-founder of the start-up Infoactive (acquired by Tableau last year) and has written a global open-source e-book, Data + Design.

Read More:
Trina Chiasson, data designer and ‘big dataviz nerd’ via Gadgette
Infoactive with Trina Chiasson via Mixergy

Photo Credit: Vizable

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