Whether you graduated in 1972 and marched six-strong across a classmate’s backyard to receive your diploma, or recently crossed the stage as Windward’s 52nd graduating class, you will always be a part of the Windward community.- Jeff Gilder '08, Director of Alumni Development and Engagement

Alumni Spotlights

Q&A with Laker Girl Ani Rosen ‘19

Ani Rosen '19 share her story from starting Windward's Dance Crew to becoming senior captain of the UCLA Dance Team and now a Laker Girl.

Beverly Hills Spy – Ron Drabkin '83

Ron Drabkin ‘83 recently published his first non fiction book - “Beverly Hills Spy: The Double-Agent War Hero Who Helped Japan Attack Pearl Harbor.”

Wildcats at Work—Daniel Newman ’01 and Jenna Gestetner ’21

Daniel Newman ‘01 and Jenna Gestetner ‘21 met at Alumni Festival in 2022, bonding over mutual connections at USC, where Jenna was heading into her sophomore year. Dan, who owns AI Next Now, LLC, a holding and consulting company for artificial intelligence products and data mining, quickly realized that Jenna, who developed a love for logo design and UI UX design at Windward, might be the perfect person to help him build out a new product, Fanlytcs.

Top Marks—Susan Wood Watson ‘90

While a Volleyball player and Editor-in-Chief of the Yearbook at Windward, Susan Wood Watson ‘90 would have never imagined she’d become a teacher. Now, as the California Language Teachers Association (CLTA) Teacher of the Year, Windward experiences inspire how she leads in the classroom.

Paying It Forward—Barry Turbow ’89

For Barry Turbow ’89, going to Windward always felt like a when, not if. Growing up a breezy five minutes from campus, Barry knew the neighborhood, the community, and the close-knit nature that has defined Windward so readily since its inception.

Questions? Contact:
Jeff Gilder '08 
(424) 289-1047