The Wentcher Foundation
spotlight

Robert Slay

Auditor. World Traveler. Bold Dreams. Wentcher Foundation
Alumnus & Board Member

Robert Slay talks to us about how he became a Board Member for the Wentcher Foundation and his travel experience working as an auditor.

Jack Timperley

Motivational Speaker. Part-Time Superhero. Bold Dreams.
Wentcher Foundation Alumnus

Jack Timperley talks to us about his new start-up venture in which he takes on the

alias Captain Marrow.

Sejahari Saulter-Villegas

Playwright. Fashion Designer.
Bold Dreams.
Wentcher Foundation Alumnus

Sejahari Saulter-Villegas talks to us about producing his own play at NYU, and his plans post-graduation as a Marshall scholar in London.

Amanda Hoyne

Media Coordinator. Entertainment Industry Veteran. Bold Dreams.
Wentcher Foundation Alumna

Amanda talks to us about what it is like working in the entertainment industry

during COVID times.

Sarah Martin

International Teacher. Avid Traveler.
Bold Dreams.
Wentcher Foundation Alumna

Sarah Martin talks to us about what it’s like working abroad in South Korea teaching middle school English.

Linda Hoffmann

Finance Hero. Travel Maven.
Bold Dreams.
Wentcher Foundation Staff Member

Linda Hoffmann talks to us about how she became an accountant, working for the Wentcher Foundation, and her travel plans. 

Ester Perez

Chemical Engineer. Aspiring Technologist. Bold Dreams.
Wentcher Foundation Alumna

Ester Perez talks to us about what it is like being a woman of color in STEM while working as a chemical engineer.

Patrick Bogusz

Mentor. Aspiring Philanthropist.
Bold Dreams.
Current Wentcher Scholar

Patrick Bogusz talks to us about his experience volunteering with Chicago Public School students on the city’s south side and his future plans.

Tramell Moore

Law Student. Activist. Bold Dreams.
Wentcher Foundation
Alumnus & Volunteer

Tramell Moore talks to us about the importance of giving back and his experience volunteering for the Wentcher Foundation.

Jonathan DIAZ

Civil Engineer. Environmental Problem Solver. Aspiring Pianist. Bold Dreams.
Wentcher Foundation Alumnus

Jonathan Diaz talks to us about his Pathway Internship and civil engineering projects in the Army Corps.

Vera Demchenko

Systems Engineer. Astronomer. Dance Enthusiast. Bold Dreams.
Wentcher Foundation Alumna

Vera Demchenko talks to us about working in the space industry as a Systems Engineer on the Artemis Program. 

Abigail Afriyie

Artist. Fashion Designer.
Bold Dreams.
Wentcher Foundation Alumna

An Evanston native, and Evanston Township alumna, Abigail Afriyie talks to us about attending the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), and her latest art exhibition.