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Jodi Kawada Page

Jodi Kawada Page

Spokeswoman | Uber | Class of 1997

A favorite professor turned Jodi Kawada Page onto a work of art she might not have even knew existed otherwise. 

Before long, it became the future Uber spokeswoman's favorite spot. 

“One place that I would visit often for inspiration was the university’s plaster cast of the famed ‘Gates of Paradise’ Baptistery doors in Florence, Italy," she says. "It really sparked in me a love of art and travel. 

“A little bit of Florence in Champaign-Urbana — who knew? These types of treasures make U of I special and reinforce the university’s connection to the world.”