Notable Alumnae in the News

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Mary A. Francis ’86

Mary A. Francis ’86, Chevron’s chief governance officer, said critical-thinking skills fostered at Mount Holyoke have proved valuable in her professional life.

 
July 13, 2015 - 8:45am
 Lily Eisermann MAT’15

Lily Eisermann, who just earned her master's in teaching from Mount Holyoke, heads to South Africa this summer to discover what learning and teaching look like there.

June 30, 2015 - 9:30am
Michelle Brooks-Thompson ’06

When Michelle Brooks-Thompson ’06 revealed her gale-force voice on TV’s sing-off The Voice, she brought down the house and amped up a flourishing career.

June 26, 2015 - 2:00pm
Frances Perkins

A Boston.com article noted surging interest in having Mount Holyoke alumna Frances Perkins, first woman US cabinet member, become the face on every $10 bill.

June 25, 2015 - 8:45am
Catherine Onyemelukwe '62

A memoir by Catherine Onyemelukwe '62 chronicles her Peace Corps work in Nigeria and her decades-long personal and professional ties to that country and its people.

June 15, 2015 - 9:30am
Thumbnail of Barbara Baumann ’77

A top executive, consultant, and leader in the energy industry for 34 years has been named the next chairwoman of the Mount Holyoke College Board of Trustees.

June 10, 2015 - 8:45am
Amy Norman ’95, co-CEO of Little Passports.

Mount Holyoke alumna Amy Norman ’95 built Little Passports, a business working to get kids interested in other cultures with activity packages mailed to their homes.

June 8, 2015 - 10:00am
Shoshana Walter ’07

Shoshana Walter ’07 has won the prestigious Livingston Award for an investigative journalism series on the poor training and regulation of armed security guards.

June 3, 2015 - 9:30am
Deborah Broyles ’85. Photo by John Swanda.

Mount Holyoke alumnae Deborah Broyles ’85 of Reed Smith LLP and Mary A. Francis ’86 of Chevron were named among the most influential women in Bay Area business.

June 2, 2015 - 11:45am
Lindsay Pope, director of choral ensembles and lecturer in music

As on TV's The Voice, judges listened to MHC's Glee Club and Chamber Singers and chose them to perform before an audience of conductors and music educators.

May 28, 2015 - 1:30pm
Donna Williams ’84

Donna Williams ’84 used her business savvy to found Field Goods, which transforms the model of how to get fresh, tasty food from farms to families' dinner tables.

May 19, 2015 - 8:30am
Sheila Lirio Marcelo ’93, founder and CEO of Care.com

Sheila Lirio Marcelo ’93, CEO of world's largest online firm connecting families with caregivers, will receive an honorary doctorate at Mount Holyoke's commencement.

May 5, 2015 - 8:45am
Tony Award-nominated actress Geneva Carr ’88

When the annual Tony Award nominations for best "leading actress in a play" were announced recently, two went to productions with connections to Mount Holyoke.

May 1, 2015 - 1:30pm
Robin McLean ’87

In May, Mount Holyoke professor Penny Gill and Robin McLean ’87 will read from their books What in the World Is Going On? and Reptile House, respectively.

April 30, 2015 - 11:00am
Assistant Professor of Psychology KC Haydon

A Mighty Married Moms podcast featured Mount Holyoke psychologist KC Haydon's research about what parents can do to help teens evolve into healthy adults.

April 28, 2015 - 10:30am
Thumbnail image of Maimuna Ahmad.

Maimuna Ahmad ’09, CEO of Teach for Bangladesh, tells MHC students how the organization she started is transforming the lives of children and their teachers.

April 21, 2015 - 9:00am

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