8 under 30

Eight alumni were featured in Forbes’s annual “30 Under 30,” which recognizes six hundred innovators across twenty different industries, from science to social entrepreneurship.

Tsechu Dolma ’13BC, ’15SIPATsechu Dolma ’13BC, ’15SIPA 
Social Entrepreneurship
Dolma founded the Mountain Resiliency Project, which addresses poverty and hunger in her native Tibet. 

Kendall Tucker ’14CCKendall Tucker ’14CC 
Law & Policy 
Tucker is the CEO and cofounder of Polis, which is working to improve mobile canvassing and campaign analytics.

Emma Cline ’13SOAEmma Cline ’13SOA
Media
Cline’s first novel, The Girls, which follows a Charles Manson–like cult, spent twelve weeks on the New York Times bestseller list.

Xiyin Tang ’09CCXiyin Tang ’09CC
Law & Policy
Tang is an intellectual-property lawyer who has represented Google, Spotify, and Amazon in copyright and digital-streaming cases. She also teaches at Yale Law School.

Matthew Lovett-Barron ’14GSASMatthew Lovett-Barron ’14GSAS
Science
Lovett-Barron is a neuroscience researcher at Stanford, where he focuses on how brain cells produce alertness, motivation, and emotion.

Sabrina-Natasha Habib ’16SIPASabrina-Natasha Habib ’16SIPA
Social Entrepreneurship
Habib is the cofounder of Kidogo, which provides early-childhood care and education in East Africa’s urban slums.

Lishan Az ’12SEAS Lishan Az ’12SEAS
Gaming
Az designed On the Safe Side, a game that helps new students navigate the USC campus, where she is an MFA student.

Nicole Moskowitz ’15SEASNicole Moskowitz ’15SEAS
Health Care 
Moskowitz is the cofounder and CEO of IntuiTap, which uses imaging technology, pressure sensors, and predictive analytics to make spinal taps more accurate and less painful.

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