Alumni Network

Embarking on the Quest

“Embarking on the Quest” is a series of alumni conversations intended to give current students, prospective students, and young alumni insight into the professional journeys alumni lead after graduation.

Join Lupe Sanchez ’23 as she interviews alumni on life after Southwestern.

Doc Talk, with Sandra Guevara Esparza ’96, P’23

Alumni Conversations










Join the conversation led by Sandra Guevara Esparza ’96, P’23, a family practitioner who explains her professional life and gives insight into the world of telemedicine. Dr. Esparza comments on her fascinating journey through undergraduate and medical school, and her residency. Additionally, she offers details of what owning a private practice entails and her transition into telemedicine. (November 2021)

Being Anchored, with Emily Kipp-Wright ’15

Emily Wright-Kipp '15










Join the conversation lead by Emily Kipp-Wright ’15, a licensed professional counselor and founder of Anchored, a wellness center in Georgetown, as she gives insight into her educational and professional life. Emily shares her experience as a first-generation, non-traditional student, as well as the resources Southwestern University offered to support her. She provides advice and addresses the skills she has developed that have ensured her success. (October 2021)


Guadalupe “Lupe” Sanchez ’23 is a junior majoring in biochemistry at Southwestern University. She currently serves as the I-CORPS intern in the Office of Alumni and Parent Relations. Originally from Venus, Texas, Lupe has been involved on Southwestern’s campus as an EQUIP tutor, SMArT mentor, a member of Zeta Tau Alpha, and as a mentee in the Alumni Network Mentoring Program. Lupe intends to attend medical school after graduating from Southwestern.