Notable Alumnae in the News

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ESPN sports reporter Jade McCarthy '02 is featured in a Q&A about her use of Twitter and finding her calling in the field of journalism in a first-year course at Mount Holyoke.
March 29, 2013 - 4:19pm
Frances Perkins 1902, a devoted Episcopalian and the first woman member of the U.S. Cabinet, has won a lighthearted competition to gain the Golden Halo.
March 28, 2013 - 6:29pm
After defeating challengers in three rounds of Lent Madness, Frances Perkins 1902 is one of four candidates remaining in the competition for the Golden Halo.
March 22, 2013 - 6:25pm
With an upset victory over Martin Luther King, Jr., Frances Perkins 1902 advances to the final eight in Lent Madness – where she’ll need voter support on March 19.
March 15, 2013 - 6:58pm
The Boston Globe includes Mount Holyoke in a series of announcements of 2013 commencement speakers at area colleges. (Subscription may be required.)
March 7, 2013 - 10:58am
Mallika Dutt '83, a 2012 MHC honorary degree recipient, writes for of her optimism that the world will begin to end violence against women.
March 4, 2013 - 1:45pm
Publisher Barbara Smith '69 is among the women featured in the new PBS documentary Makers: Women Who Make America, which premieres Tuesday, February 26.
February 18, 2013 - 1:20pm

Trustee Debra Martin Chase '77 will visit campus to talk about her career as a successful and groundbreaking film producer on Friday, February 22.

February 14, 2013 - 5:15pm
Esther Howland 1847 proved women could be successful in business, says the Huffington Post. Howland's valentine business is also featured in NBC's Home Goes Strong.
February 14, 2013 - 12:15pm
In a profile in USC News, bestselling author Deborah Harkness '86 talks about the influence of Mount Holyoke in her life -- and the honor of being named a Woman of Influence.
February 11, 2013 - 11:53am
Using snapshots, her own family photos, and digital tools, Jane Hammond ‘72 creates surreal and dazzling images, according to an article in Art News.
February 11, 2013 - 9:53am
Plus-size blogger Gabi Gregg '08 talks to the Huffington Post about finding herself, her sense of style, and – at Mount Holyoke – her confidence.
January 22, 2013 - 4:38pm
Christine Horansky '04 talks about her work on behalf of educating women and girls around the world on the Chelsea Krost Show. (Cue to minute 27.)
January 2, 2013 - 11:40am
The artist Jepchumba (Elizabeth Cheluget '07) has been named to the 2012 list of the 20 Youngest Power Women in Africa by Forbes.
December 12, 2012 - 2:53pm
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 - 2:33pm

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 - 12:15pm