Notable Alumnae in the News

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Alison Safran ’14, created a nonprofit organization to help survivors of sexual and domestic violence share their stories. 

December 22, 2014 - 3:45pm

Mallika Dutt ’83, founder and CEO of the global human rights organization Breakthrough, uses multimedia and community engagement to change lives.

December 15, 2014 - 4:15pm

In Underwater Dreams, documentary filmmaker Mary Mazzio ’83 uses a David vs. Goliath story to change kids’ minds about what the future may hold for them. 

December 12, 2014 - 1:30pm

The New York Times profiles Suzan-Lori Parks, Pulitzer Prize–winning playwright and 1985 Mount Holyoke alumna, and says her new play is Parks’s “finest work yet.”

December 1, 2014 - 2:45pm

Kristen Renn ’86 wrote the first comprehensive, global look at the roles women’s colleges and universities play in the twenty-first century.

November 24, 2014 - 2:00pm

Mount Holyoke alumnae from all corners of the globe gathered in Hong Kong to explore how women, education, social consciousness, and the entrepreneurial spirit are reshaping Asia.

November 13, 2014 - 5:45pm

A Huffington Post article focuses on “visionary entrepreneur, business leader, and technology evangelist” Monika Kochhar ’03, cofounder of SmartGift.

November 12, 2014 - 12:15pm

As the former U.S. secretary of labor celebrates election results with husband Sen. Mitch McConnell, her own political résumé also regains the spotlight.

November 10, 2014 - 4:30pm

The annual Alumnae and Student Career Networking Fair gave students a change to hear about alums’ careers and practice their networking skills.

November 6, 2014 - 3:00pm

Ayesha Mustafa ’02, a leader in the ethical fashion movement and founder of Fashion ComPassion, was named one of the BBC’s 100 women for 2014.

November 6, 2014 - 10:45am

In a city where many art fairs’ transactions may trump the art, this alumna NYC gallery owner organizes a less commercial show, Independent Projects.

October 27, 2014 - 4:15pm

A dramatic trilogy by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Parks has opened Off-Broadway. The Civil-War era play explores “who we are and what we love.”

October 22, 2014 - 8:45am

At its 25th-anniversary event, President Pasquerella thanked the Clare Boothe Luce Program for its steady support of women in science, math, and engineering.

October 21, 2014 - 3:45pm

Jodie Pope Morrison ’97 is CEO of Tokai Pharmaceuticals, which is testing a new prostate-cancer drug. Dr. Mary-Ellen Taplin ’82 is heading the clinical trials.

October 20, 2014 - 3:15pm

The chair of MHC’s Department of Theatre Arts stars in a new play about a female theatre manager battling sexism in 1940s Massachusetts. 

October 13, 2014 - 12:15pm

Mary Lyon Hall will glow pink to shine a light on breast cancer awareness, and in tribute to those affected by it, including MHC trustee Helen Drinan ’69.

October 8, 2014 - 11:00am