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Alumni Spotlight – Annie Dieselberg ’82

Annie Dieselberg graduated from Woodstock in 1982, having spent her senior year at the school. Describing herself as a true Third Culture Kid, her citizenship is American but she started moving at a young age and spent her childhood in Belgium, Congo, France, US, Thailand and then India. She presently lives...

Alumni at the Mussoorie Mountain Festival – Monisha Ahmed ’84

Monisha Ahmed '84 is an independent researcher whose work focuses on art practices and material culture in Ladakh. Her doctoral degree from Oxford University developed into the book Living Fabric: Weaving among the Nomads of Ladakh Himalaya (2002), which received the Textile Society of America’s R L Shep Award in...

Summer at Woodstock – Entrepreneurship

Woodstock alum Susan K Rits '79, founder of Rits & Co, is leading a practical course for budding entrepreneurs at this year's Summer at Woodstock programme. She tells us more about what students should expect from the course.   Why is your experience so relevant to this course? I've founded multiple startups in...

Grandparenthood and Guiding Principals

Dr Long announces the establishment of Woodstock’s Guiding Principles, along with a new arrival to his family.   I never saw it coming! I’d thought about it - but it was always something I imagined many years away. When the day finally came, nothing could have prepared me for the emotion! It...

Summer at Woodstock – Art for Change

Woodstock alum Stefan Prakash Eicher '90 - pictured above with Joshua John '98 - is returning to the hillside to lead Summer at Woodstock's Art for Change course. He tells us more about the course and what students should expect.   Why is your experience so relevant to this course? After 13 years experience...

Working at Woodstock – Darab Nagarwalla ’80

Have you ever considered that there are many ways to be a part of life at Woodstock, including giving us your time? Darab Nagarwalla '80 joined the staff at Woodstock because of his passion and dedication to the school and a want to give back to the community that had given so much....

John Sagan – Resident Scholar at the Centre for Imagination

John Sagan joins the Centre for Imagination as a Resident Scholar from Evanston, Illinois outside of Chicago. He was a teacher for 8 years before deciding to go to Law School. He went on to be Lawyer in 1983, starting his career in New York before moving to Mayer Brown...

Varun Kedia ’13 – Why is mentorship important?

Varun Kedia graduated in 2013, having spent 10 years at Woodstock. He went to the Cass Business School in London and graduated with a BSc in Business management. While at university he started and ran an event management business. How did Woodstock Shape who you are?  I think Woodstock shaped me to become a...

Alumni Spotlight – Duc Pham ’03

Duc Pham graduated from Woodstock in 2003, having spent five years at the school. He moved to Woodstock from Ho Chi Minh City, in the South of Vietnam. He is the co-founder of Freelensia, the world's first online interpreter reservation platform. What brought you here? The prestige of the school, a gateway to...

Nikhil Chouguley ’98 – The Gift of Mentorship

Nikhil spent grades 5 to 10 at Woodstock, but did not graduate from the school. He moved to Woodstock because his father was Head of Finance at the school. From warm memories of hosting boarders at home on weekends, to running Sunday School with his mother for children in surrounding...