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Woyneab Habte '17, Mount Holyoke College
Founder of On-Her-Own, the first work-study program in Ethiopia helping to provide low-income female students with non-exploitative means of income.
This is a photo of Cassandra Peltier smiling in front of a blue background.
Just months after graduating, Cassandra Peltier ’18 has been named executive director of the Susan B. Anthony Birthplace Museum.
Graphic depicting career outcomes
Mount Holyoke College research shows that the keys to successful career advancement are grade point average and internships — the more, the better.
A group of young mothers gather inside the community center in Managua, Nicaragua
Davis Projects for Peace winner Rosalyn Leban ’18 had plans to serve a community in Nicaragua. Civil unrest changed her project but not her commitment.
Students in San Juan, Puerto Rico, releasing turtles
The pilot year of a STEM camp for girls, a joint offering from Mount Holyoke College and the city of San Juan, brings education and renewed hope.
Vanessa Rodriguez ’18, a first-generation college student, spent her spring semester junior year in Spain, where she studied journalism, practiced her Spanish and worked in an impoverished community.
A Mount Holyoke senior finds study abroad brings her back home with a mission: to work with her Latinx community.
This is a three-part photograph, featuring Ellen Chilemba, the winning team of the International Business Ethics Case Competition, and Rick Feldman.
With the help of programs like the new entrepreneurship minor, Mount Holyoke students bring home prizes and wins from entrepreneurial competitions.
Portrait of Natasha Ansari '13
An internship after her junior year at Mount Holyoke led to an epic road trip for Natasha Ansari ’13 and, with her professor, her authorial debut.
Maddy Skrak, spreading her wings at the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst
A Mount Holyoke senior reflects on her journey to her major and the critical thinking skills she acquired along the way.
This is the Fulbright logo.
Mount Holyoke College students swept up seven Fulbrights this year, along with two Davis Projects for Peace grants and two critical language study awards.
Tracy Keya and Janet Slocum in Mount Holyoke makerspace
From clothes that light up to vacuum-formed chocolate molds, the Mount Holyoke College Makerspace offers tools and training to create and collaborate.
Mount Holyoke is known across the country as a leader in global education because of Eva Paus, director of the McCulloch Center.
The McCulloch Center for Global Initiatives has changed the Mount Holyoke world — and Mount Holyoke has changed global education.