Notable Alumnae in the News

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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

Deborah Bial, president of the Posse Foundation, and three outstanding alumnae will receive honorary degrees at MHC’s May 18 commencement.

April 14, 2014 - 4:45pm

Video: BET chose only 28 people to recognize during Black History Month.  Entrepreneur Kelley “Kat” Tompkins Calvin ’05 was one.

February 25, 2014 - 11:30am

Blogging for the Huffington Post, education advocate Christine Horansky '04 says, "When we empower girls, we change the world."

February 14, 2014 - 4:00pm

Mary Deane Sorcinelli '72 has been named the 2014 Massachusetts Network for Women Leaders in Higher Education Lifetime Achievement Award winner.

February 3, 2014 - 4:45pm

One Came Home, a children's book written by Amy Richardson Timberlake '89, has been named a 2014 Newbery Honor Book.

January 30, 2014 - 7:00pm

In an interview with MTV, education advocate Chrissy Horansky ’04 urges educators to help students find their personal super power.

December 31, 2013 - 11:00am

Mallika Dutt '83 (#18) and Ali Saran '14 (#41) have been named by Safe magazine among 50 Global Heroes working to stop sexual violence. (See page 46.)

December 2, 2013 - 12:30pm

Anita Haidary ’14 and Sadiqa Basiri Saleem FP’09 (pictured at left) were featured in Politico’s essay “Afghan Women on the Front Line.”

October 23, 2013 - 10:45am

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