Sun Devil stories

Private donations and corporate partnerships helped make it possible for Ghana-born Freda Sarfo (MS-GL '19) to start Tropical Almond, which gives mothers reliable income, saves trees, and donates high-protein snacks to hungry children.

Sometimes, students leave the W. P. Carey School with more than a top-rated education — they find a life partner, too. We call them W. P. Carey Cupids — couples who met at the W. P. Carey School of Business and are now making lives together.

Alum shares why he gives, crediting first-hand financial struggles, ASU President Michael Crow's vision for the future of higher education, and students' emergency needs.

The W. P. Carey Alumni Book Club loved reading Brené Brown’s Dare to Lead™, which encourages us to rumble with vulnerability, live into our values, brave trust, and learn to rise — all lessons relevant to the increasingly uncertain times we now navigate together. Here, ASU staff, alumni, and friends share their perspectives on daring leadership in 2021 and beyond.

Pauline Nalumasi's (BS Accountancy '18) nonprofit provides skills training and scholarships to exploited women and children in Uganda and supports rural farmers.