Susila Rani Kambhampati

Susila Rani Kambhampati

My journey began in tragedy. My husband died suddenly when I was 50 years old. I went to India on pilgrimage, visiting the town where we went to college. I saw many children in the slums, working for menial wages. Like many neglected children in India – child...
Eric Kingson and Nancy Altman

Eric Kingson and Nancy Altman

Nancy, a lawyer and former faculty member at Harvard’s Kennedy School, and Eric, a professor of social work at Syracuse University, share a four-decade friendship. Both have created encore roles – for Nancy, returning to work after raising her family, and...
Kathleen Marie Chromicz

Kathleen Marie Chromicz

Nearly 25 years ago, teaching school in Southern California, my principal said she was going to Zimbabwe to start a school – and that I should join her. Two years later, when my sons were 12 and 16, she called to invite me to teach in the new middle school. I...
Richard Steckel (1942-2015) and Shelli Steckel

Richard Steckel (1942-2015) and Shelli Steckel

Nearly ten years ago, Richard and Michele Steckel decided they couldn’t sit by and just watch as people all over the world experienced the mayhem of ethnic cleansing, race riots and hatred. To bridge divides, they sought to chronicle in photographs the humanity...