Paladin Profiles Ep. 6: Lena Pringle
This is "Paladin Profiles” The Paladin newspaper's biweekly spotlight on Furman community members making an impact on diversity and inclusion. Every other Friday, subscribers on our mail-list like you can expect to receive a video interview that highlights the important work Paladins past and present are doing to improve diversity and inclusion on campus and beyond.
This alumnae profile is on Lena Pringle ‘15. Pringle majored in Communication Studies and Spanish. She currently works as an Anchor / Reporter for Graham Media Group in Jacksonville, FL. Last September, Pringle found herself in the middle of a national movement that challenged traditional “professional” standards for dress and hair. In this interview, she discusses a viral tweet about her natural hair, representation in media, and how uncomfortable situations at Furman improved her self-understanding.