Notable Alumnae in the News

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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
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 - 12:15pm
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 - 3:15pm
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 - 2:19pm
Sandy Rosenthal ’79 will speak about her experience as the founder and director of the environmental organization on Monday, October 29.
October 25, 2012 - 3:35pm
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 - 3:24pm
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 - 11:39am