Liz Cochary Gross '79

When Liz Cochary Gross ’79, Ph.D. looks back on her decision to attend Mount Holyoke, she remembers that the single-sex issue wasn’t a factor... But while spending junior year on exchange at a coed school, Cochary Gross—a biochemistry major—began recognizing that women’s colleges were very different. More

Farah Khan '98

During her 15-year career in finance, Farah D. Khan ’98, has overseen growth capital financings and leveraged buyout investments of consumer, retail, and media companies. She started her career in the investment banking division of Goldman Sachs, an opportunity that resulted from a Wall Street internship that she found through Mount Holyoke’s Career Development Center. More

Lydia Young '75

For more than 25 years, Lydia J. Young ’75, Ph.D. has been a technical contributor and leader of multidisciplinary teams in the development of complex equipment for the manufacture of semiconductors and LCD flat panels. A named inventor on 13 U.S. patents, Young currently is a program manager at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in California. More

Sally Sears Donner '63

Sally Sears Donner ’63 learned the cardinal rule of fundraising early on in her career as a congressional staffer on Capitol Hill: “First, make your own financial commitment. Then, it is much easier to ask others to give.” More