Zackary Smith with friend outside in snow

Zachary Smith

B.A. 2014; M.A. 2019

Zack works as an Alaska Native Programs Manager for ASRC Industrial, a subsidiary of the Arctic Slope Regional Corporation. As the Programs Manager, Zack contributes to the rich and complex legacy of Inuit cultural, political, and economic sovereignty by providing job opportunities, youth summer programs, college internships and community development initiatives for the Inupiat people.

Advice for current and future PLSI students:
Be open to the unknown and uncertain. Some of the best things happen outside of one's set of plans and intentions.