Our Wildwood, Winter 2017, Volume 40

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Danielle Sinay ‘09 and Natasha Dye ’10 are running a new online magazine called YSBNow.com (You’re So Beautiful Now). It’s a groundbreaking digital destination where young women can discover and interact with the content they love, and positive messages and role models they need. Natasha left her position as editor at Popstar magazine and Danielle left her writing job at Teen Vogue to start YSBNow.com as a passion project. Alicia Ludin ’10 moved to the East Coast after graduating from Wildwood. She went to Hampshire College and Bank Street College for Education, where she graduated in May 2016. She has started the next chapter of her life as a second-grade teacher at a gifted and talented school in New York City, where she has a sign in one corner of her classroom dedicated to the Habits of Mind and Heart. Ben Sharif ’10 graduated from New York University Tisch School of the Arts in 2014 and is now submitting his senior thesis film, Enchantment Falls, to various film festivals around the world. He lives in New York City and was recently promoted to a staff position as an assistant editor/apprentice at Consulate, a boutique that edits commercials and other videos, mostly for high-end fashion clients. Mariana Benjamin ‘12 graduated from Barnard College in May 2016 with a degree in theater and a thesis in playwriting. For now, Mariana can be found selling concessions at Broadway shows, directing with the Unity Stage Company in Queens, and working for producer Stacey Mindich, whose most recent Broadway venture, Dear Evan Hansen, opened to rave reviews. Mariana lives in Brooklyn and is also working as a freelance director.

Siena Streiber ’14 is a junior at Stanford University majoring in English and minoring in psychology. Last fall she spent the quarter abroad at Oxford University, studying young adult literature and European architecture. Upon her return to Stanford she will be working as a staff member for their Spring musical, “Wild Party,” and she hopes to continue working on and performing her original music. Niazayre Bates ’16 recently worked on the costume crew for the productions of Blood Wedding and Company at Ithaca College.

Laura (Crabtree) Camarella ’04 and her husband Sean welcomed their daughter Charlotte on May 31. Charlotte is now a happy 6-month-old. Wilson Schlamme ’06 has been creating abstract visual art full-time. He recently had two works up at an established gallery in Beverly Hills named KM Fine Arts. Sophia Alan ’09 is pursuing a Masters of Social Work at New York University. Concurrent with her studies, she interns at City Year, where she provides counseling services for the young AmeriCorps members serving in the organization. Kelsey Rose Weber ’09 works as a plus-size model in Los Angeles and New York. When she was signed to IPM Model Management two years ago and booked her first campaign, she was excited to start a journey that she hoped would inspire at least one other person to look at themselves and accept all of them. Last year she made her debut at New York Fashion Week, a dream come true, and since accomplishing this she has wanted to give back and help inspire others.

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