Notable Alumnae in the News

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Leslie Anne Miller ’73 started with an empty house and built it into a showcase for Pennsylvania art and antiques, then wrote about the process.

October 7, 2014 - 3:15pm

In a TEDx talk, designer Zhanina Boyadzhieva ’10 proposes a middle ground between socialist conformity and privatized chaos: collective individualism.

October 6, 2014 - 3:45pm

Katy Simpson Smith ’06 poured her MHC majors in history and film studies into her first novel, which has media buzzing.

September 26, 2014 - 1:45pm

Seven authors—including Leslie Anne Miller ’73—will read from new works covering topics from recession America to the existence of heaven.

September 26, 2014 - 11:15am

Zoé Henrot ’12 put a struggling dance company on firm footing financially and artistically, busting stereotypes about dancers in the process.

September 22, 2014 - 8:45am

Software engineer Surabhi Gupta ’11 wanted her app to make a difference, so she invented a way to make a flat-screen iPhone understand Braille.

September 3, 2014 - 10:00am

The Boston Globe magazine profiles Sheila Lirio Marcelo ’93, who founded and persuaded Wall Street to bet $91 million on her idea.

August 19, 2014 - 8:30am

On MSNBC’s The Last Word, Lawrence O’Donnell argues that she has earned a place on our coins and bills. His spot includes audio and video of Perkins.

August 1, 2014 - 1:15pm

Investment banking powerhouse Barbara Byrne ’76 launched a new index of companies with at least 25% female leaders, reports Politico.

July 31, 2014 - 11:30am

In August, Suzy George will become deputy assistant to the president and executive secretary and chief of staff for the National Security Council.

July 30, 2014 - 11:15am

ACLU lawyer Hina Shamsi ’93, who successfully challenged the no-fly list, argues cases balancing national security and human rights. She got her start here.

July 28, 2014 - 4:00pm

Nancy Hendrie ’54 has been confounding expectations since the 1950s. First by becoming a doctor. Later, by transforming kids’ lives in Cambodia.

June 5, 2014 - 3:45pm

Rising writer Violet Kupersmith ’11 transforms themes from her family’s history to produce short stories with bold, fearless female characters.

June 3, 2014 - 3:15pm

International higher education, language study, and gender equity are passions for this ’09 alumna, and a Fulbright fellowship allows her to pursue all three.

May 28, 2014 - 9:00am

Although a biology career seemed unlikely to Kelsey Lewis ’10 when she was young, she’s now a scientist with a national fellowship to her credit.

May 20, 2014 - 10:30am

The former U.S. Secretary of Labor is bringing her considerable power to the re-election campaign of Sen. Mitch McConnell, who is Chao’s husband.

May 14, 2014 - 9:30am