Notable Alumnae in the News

U.S representative Nita M. Lowey (D-NY) '59 tells The Hill winning the ranking member position on the House Appropriations Committee is the pinnacle of her career.
December 5, 2012 - 14:33

The visions of poet Virginia Hamilton Adair ’33 are a topic in Oliver Sacks’ new book, Hallucinations, according to a review of the book in the New York Times.

November 27, 2012 - 12:15
In reviewing PBS's The Dust Bowl, the Washington Post finds writer Caroline Henderson, MHC class of 1901, to be documentarian Ken Burns's "most apt protagonist" to date.
November 20, 2012 - 12:15
Barbara Byrne '76, vice chairman of investment banking at Barclays, talks about building client relationships in an interview for the Wall Street Journal blog Deal Journal.
November 2, 2012 - 15:15
Karen (Tucker) LeFrak '69 has composed the music for Gentle Memories, a new ballet performed in St. Petersburg, Russia, on Mariinsky.TV. See the video.
November 1, 2012 - 14:19
Sandy Rosenthal ’79 will speak about her experience as the founder and director of the environmental organization Levees.org on Monday, October 29.
October 25, 2012 - 15:35
Simmons President Helen Drinan '69 writes in the Huffington Post that women interested in leadership should build up "armor" to better navigate male-dominated workplaces.
October 25, 2012 - 15:24
Michelle Brooks-Thompson '06 advanced to the next round of competition on the NBC reality series The Voice this week, reports the Springfield Republican.
October 17, 2012 - 11:39
Trustee Debra Martin Chase '77 appeared on the August 13 edition of  ABC's Nightline to talk about her new movie Sparkle, which is reviewed in the New York Times.
August 14, 2012 - 12:08
In the patent infringement case between Apple and Samsung, graphics designer Susan Kare '75 testifies to the similarities in the companies' smart phones, according to EE Times.
August 10, 2012 - 10:43
Susan L. Shirk '67 tells the New York Times Chinese officials will be hesitant to implicate a popular former Politburo member when his wife goes on trial for murder.
July 30, 2012 - 14:57
Mary Hughes ’74, founder of the 2012 Project, says women are fighting for increased representation in their state legislatures, according to the Huffington Post.
July 27, 2012 - 11:10
Erin Ennis '92, vice president of the U.S.-China Business Council, talks about China's role in election politics and as a player in the global marketplace on NPR and CNBC.
July 25, 2012 - 10:39
Mary E. Tuttle '37--former MHC trustee, a past president of the Alumnae Association, and once the assistant to the president--has died at the age of 97.
July 9, 2012 - 12:28
Shadow of Night, the second book in a planned trilogy by Deborah Harkness '86, is listed as the "hottest" new release of the week by USA Today.
July 9, 2012 - 09:33
Kavita Ramdas ‘85 is the Ford Foundation’s new representative in New Delhi, where she will continue the work of the Foundation in India, Nepal, and Sri Lanka.
June 14, 2012 - 16:52

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