In Business Madison’s 40 Under 40 Features Two Alumni

UW Sociology is well represented in In Business Madison’s 40 Under 40 Class of 2021. Congratulations, Kingsley Gobourne and Megan Diaz-Ricks!

Kingsley Gobourne is a member of our Board of Visitors. His work at UnityPoint Health — Meriter as their first-ever Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Manager has garnered attention. Especially notable are his projects that installed all-gender restrooms on various floors and developed and implemented Meriter’s nursing assistance program for people of color, named for the late Gloria Jones Bey.

Megan Diaz-Ricks earned a bachelor’s degree from UW Sociology with the Class of 2018. As Director of Economic Development at Common Wealth Development, she helps find employment opportunities for Madison youth who experience high barriers to employment such as incarceration, disability, retention, accessibility, even despite new challenges that arose in 2020.