Tao Porchon-Lynch

Day in the Life: Tao Porchon-Lynch

Owaves Team Centenarian

Day in the Life: Tao Porchon-Lynch “Every morning when I get up, I say, ‘this is going to be the best day of my life’” This was the incredible motto that led the 101 year life of Tao Porchon-Lynch. She was the prime example for the idea that age doesn’t matter when you want to learn something new. Born in India in …

Dr. Ellsworth Wareham

Day in the Life: Dr. Ellsworth Wareham

Owaves Team Centenarian

Day in the Life: Dr. Ellsworth Wareham   A cardiothoracic surgeon by profession, Dr. Ellsworth Wareham defied several odds by living to the age of 104 years. He persisted and became a surgeon in a time when most could not afford an education. With his expertise, he traveled the world through the Loma Linda University Overseas Heart Surgery Team to provide specialized …

Shania Pensuk

Day in the Life: Shania Pensuk

Owaves Team Student

Day in the Life: Shania Pensuk This week, we continue our #StayHomeWorld campaign by featuring Shania Pensuk, an international student who graduated from the University of Southern California this past week! She is originally from Bangkok, Thailand and is at home right now due to COVID-19. Although her last semester at USC was nothing like she had originally expected, she is grateful …

Finlay Mowat

Day in the Life: Finlay Mowat

Owaves Team Music producer, Student

Day in the Life: Finlay Mowat   In continuing our #StayHomeWorld campaign, this week we are featuring Finlay Mowat, a third-year music student in Edinburgh, Scotland, specializing in recording, sound engineering, and drumming. Finlay has lived in many different cities during his life; he is originally from Scotland and moved to Edinburgh after living in Bangkok, Thailand. He wants to pursue a …

Christel Chang

Day in the Life: Christel Chang

Owaves Team Student

Day in the Life: Christel Chang   This week, we continue our #StayHomeWorld campaign by featuring Christel Chang, a student at the University of Edinburgh who is pursuing a degree in psychology. This past year, Christel Chang was studying abroad in San Diego; however, she had to return home to Singapore due to COVID-19. Despite the unexpected ending to Christel’s time studying …

Nakita Aliya Zaffar Giles

Day in the Life: Nakita Aliya Zaffar Giles

Owaves Team Student

Day in the Life: Nakita Aliya Zaffar Giles Owaves’s next special feature from the #StayHomeWorld campaign is Nakita Aliya Zaffar Giles, a college student from Melbourne, Australia pursuing a degree in criminology! Although right now Nakita can’t enjoy warm beaches and exciting city life of Melbourne, she has found other ways to make the most of this time. She enjoys running through the …

Julian Enciso

Day in the Life: Julián Enciso Izquierdo

Owaves Team Student

Day in the Life: Julián Enciso Izquierdo   This week, Owaves travels nearly half way around the globe to feature Julián Enciso Izquierdo, a student from Barcelona, Spain. Julian is a 4th-year International Business student at the University of California, San Diego, however he had to return home due to COVID-19 and is now taking online classes. Aside from his interest in …

Anahita Jafary

Day in the Life: Anahita Jafary

Owaves Team Influencer, Student

Day in the Life: Anahita Jafary Owaves begins its #StayAtHomeWorldWide campaign by featuring Anahita Jafary, who is a second-year college student and influencer from Orange County, California. Although many aspects of Anahita’s daily routine have changed over the past few weeks, she has adapted and found new passions to fill her free time! She is a huge foodie and has recently been …

Day in the Life: Greta Thunberg

Owaves Team Activist, Entrepreneur

Day in the Life: Greta Thunberg   In August 2018, 15-year-old Greta Thunberg caught the world’s attention when she campaigned outside the Swedish parliament demanding for stronger governmental action against climate change. Her initiative led to a cascade of environmental protests as students from all around the world followed her lead and started striking for the environment. At only 17 years old, …

Day in the Life: Reese Witherspoon

Owaves Team Actress, Celebrity, Entrepreneur

Day in the Life: Reese Witherspoon As an Academy Award winning actress, producer, and entrepreneur, Reese Witherspoon continues to achieve resounding success in many different aspects of her life. This 43-year-old powerhouse is one of the greatest modern stars in Hollywood, famous for her roles in Legally Blonde and Sweet Home Alabama. When she isn’t working on movies, she is running Draper …