Dr. Christen McAlpine-Tesfai ’04 and Solomon Tesfai ’02 share a philosophy about taking risks as a path to knowledge and growth. Their stories illustrate how that philosophy has changed their lives. Twin daughters, Naomi and Olivia, and rewarding careers in the Milwaukee, Wis., area make their lives exciting and happy. But they wouldn’t have landed where they are now if they hadn’t taken risks.
Solomon has advice for UMD students. “Broaden your perspective,” he said. “If you step out of your ...Continue Reading →