Notable Alumnae in the News

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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
Sarita Gupta ’96, executive director of Jobs With Justice

Sarita Gupta ’96 carried the lessons—intellectual and activist—of her college days into her work as national executive director of the progressive group Jobs With Justice.

April 20, 2015 - 10:45am
Frances Perkins.  Photo from MHC Archives.

An Atlantic article argues that witnessing a major industrial tragedy cemented 1902 alumna Frances Perkins's resolve to spend her life helping the nation's workers. 

April 16, 2015 - 9:30am
Artist Joan Jonas ’58. Photo by Joe Lawton.

Joan Jonas ’58—who helped invent edgy contemporary art forms such as performance, video, and installation art—is representing the U.S. at the Venice Biennale.

April 14, 2015 - 10:45am
Bridget Grier ’14

Bridget Grier ’14 and the Clemency Project connect federal prisoners with volunteer lawyers to negotiate shorter sentences for nonviolent crimes.

April 3, 2015 - 2:00pm
Morgan Pool MA’14

Mount Holyoke’s Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Program is comprehensive, yet flexible enough to meet a variety of needs—as these grads’ stories illustrate.

February 23, 2015 - 10:15am
A student at Crafting a Life in the Arts. Photo by Ben Barnhart

At Crafting a Life in the Arts, alumnae shared how they built careers in the arts and offered tips on how students can do likewise.

February 9, 2015 - 10:00am

Psychology professor KC Haydon’s research reveals what helps college students more easily take on independent responsibilities as they enter early adulthood.

February 2, 2015 - 9:15am

At the February 7 Crafting a Life in the Arts event, alumnae will share how they built careers in the arts and offer tips on how students can do likewise.

February 2, 2015 - 8:30am

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