3 alumna making a difference

Luke Taylor and Corryn Brock

Eastern has many alumna that have left their mark on history as well as the university.

These women now serve as examples for the women at Eastern following in their foot steps:

Yvette Moyo

Moyo, a 1974 graduate, founded Real Men Cook. The organization promotes the contributions of males to healthy families and communities.

Real Men Cook has had the involvement of high-profile men like former president Barack Obama.

Nancy Elwess

Elwess graduated in 1976 from Eastern has heavily researched the isolation and analysis of DNA from ancient Maya skeletons and the androgen  receptor gene.

Elwess is also a recipient of the National Association of Biology Teachers college professor of the year award.

Karen Meyer

Meyer is a 1976 graduate as well, and has made her mark as a feature reporter for ABC 7 Chicago.

Meyer is also known for being a deaf reporter and for being named “One of the 100 Women Who Are Making a Difference in Chicago” twice.


Elizabeth Taylor and Corryn Brock  can be reached at 581-2818 or at [email protected]