Name: Yosty Storms (Aliġaq)
Hometown and/or current city: Unalakleet – hometown. Anchorage – current city
Current job or title: ANSEP Senior Director – K-8
Degree title: B.S. Natural Sciences
How do you currently engage with conservation and/or cultural activities?
My job, being at home, doing subsistence.
What is something about our people, culture, and communities that make you feel proud?
Whenever there is an opportunity to share resources or knowledge with others, we give without hesitation because we know that we prosper when contributing to the well-being of our communities.
What is an issue that is important to you that you think people should get more involved with?
There’s a wide range of issues that Alaska Native communities face that I think people should get more involved with, including issues related to education, public safety, infrastructure, and subsistence.
What advice do you have for current and prospective Caleb Scholars?
Let your values give your guidance. Seek out opportunities that allow you to grow. Find ways to give back to your community.
Is there anything else that you would like to share about yourself or your experience with CSP?
I’ll graduate from the University of Washington with my MBA in June 2023.