The Point Podcast by Bullis

The Point Podcast by Bullis

Conversations with alumni sharing their Bullis School experience, their journey to success, and the many lessons learned along their path to purpose.

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October 19, 2021 37 min

In our season finale, Kira Orr '93, Bullis' Assistant Head of Upper School, shares her fondest memories as a former star athlete who's passion for basketball and achieving excellence through balance helped her become the first woman in Duke University's history to be drafted to play professionally. Plus, her deep connections with the Bullis community as she remembers the journey that led her back to her alma mater a...

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In our ninth episode, Nicole Bernard '83 reveals how her experience as one of the first African American women at Bullis encouraged her to live a life of 'firsts' and pursue her passion for redefining diversity, shifting perceptions of inclusion, and transforming the music and entertainment industry with voices that reflect and represent our culturally dynamic world.

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In our eighth episode, Leigh Kessler '93 describes his life today as a Bullis alumnus,  parent, and husband as he reminisces on his favorite high school memories, his love for comedy and how he uses this platform to embrace his differences and inspire others to discover theirs, and the moment he realized the intersection between branding, marketing, and stand-up comedy would jumpstart his corporate career as the keynote Stand-U...

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September 21, 2021 27 min

In our seventh episode, Laura Lu '10 acknowledges the teachers, experiences, and community service opportunities at Bullis that sparked her passion for serving those who serve, her experience as a military physician in Harvard's Combined Orthopedic Residency Program, and the role of resilience in her journey to becoming a Naval Orthopedic Surgeon. 

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In our sixth episode, Shahara Anderson-Davis '10 shares her beginnings at Bullis and her experience adjusting to a new school amidst the tragic 9/11 attacks, her path to creating her branding and consulting firm, 3D Vision, and the importance of having a passion project, embracing challenge, and finding a sense of community throughout life.

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September 7, 2021 24 min

In our fifth episode, Aryemis Brown '17 speaks on his leadership opportunities at Bullis and how they prepared him for his experience as the most highly ranked Cadet Wing Commander for the United States Air Force Academy's Class of 2021, his road to receiving the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship, and his continued commitment to serving humanity as he commissions into the U.S. Space Force.

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September 1, 2021 32 min

In our fourth episode, Lisa Sugar '94 shares how winning Bullis’ Joy of Living Award in ninth grade inspired her to live a powerful and optimistic life that makes a difference in the lives of others, her journey as a pioneer in the entertainment industry, and how she and her husband turned their pop culture blog for women into the multi-million dollar media and technology company, POPSUGAR Inc.

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In our third episode, David Bernad '99 speaks on his favorite Bullis experiences and how they led to his passion for storytelling, staying committed to his childhood dream and becoming a Golden-Globe nominated producer in Hollywood, and navigating the many twists and turns of a non-traditional path.

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In our second episode, Brett Guterman '18 shares his success after winning the Bullis Signature Program's Shark Tank, how Bullis made him resilient as an entrepreneur, and the rebuilding of his brand, OTG Baby.

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In our very first episode, Cyndi Bullis Vasco '83 shares an inside look at her life as a member of the Bullis family,  making history in the first class of girls at Bullis School, and being a nurse in one of DC's top hospitals during the COVID'19 pandemic.

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In this new series, Ariana Moreno '15 highlights Bullis alumni who have passion for purpose, resilience amidst adversity, and commitment to community. Together, they reminisce on the Bullis experience, life after high school, and the invaluable lessons learned along the way.

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