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Haverford Alumni : In the Arena

Haverford Alumni: In The Arena is a new virtual alumni speaker series slated for 2021. The goal is to bring alumni perspectives and stories to your home.

Thanks to all those who joined us for the February and March speakers! Full videos of presentations can be found below.  

If you have any questions please contact Stephanie DiSesa at


Benjamin Grant '07


Overview: How We Change The Earth

Benjamin Grant '07 presented Overview: How We Change the Earth on March 16. Grant is the co-author of the book Overview Timelapse: How We Change the Earth and the founder of the Instagram project “Daily Overview.” He spoke about the perpetually extraordinary aerial perspective and stunning patterns of civilization, and shared images from his work. 

Watch the full video of Benjamin's presentation here >


Grant Ament '15


Grant Ament '15 was selected as the number one overall pick in the 2020 PLL Lacrosse League Draft and currently plays for the Archers LC. He also works for Warrior Sports in their Lacrosse division. He spoke to Young Alumni Committee Chair Thomas Lindberg '07 on Wednesday, Feb. 10 about what he learned at Haverford, his time at Penn State, and his plans for the future. 

Watch the full video of Grant's event here >


Perry Hamilton '70


The Haverford School: Alexander Cassatt's Mark on Education

Perry Hamilton '70 is currently serving as Secretary of the Lower Merion Historical Society.

Perry's presentation on Feb. 24 explained how the contribution and influence of Alexander Cassatt, necessary for the genesis of The Haverford School, likely impacted generations of Haverford School students through the Twentieth Century.

Watch the full video of Perry's presentation >