Notable Alumnae in the News

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Trustee Debra Martin Chase '77 appeared on the August 13 edition of  ABC's Nightline to talk about her new movie Sparkle, which is reviewed in the New York Times.
August 14, 2012 - 12:08pm
In the patent infringement case between Apple and Samsung, graphics designer Susan Kare '75 testifies to the similarities in the companies' smart phones, according to EE Times.
August 10, 2012 - 10:43am
Susan L. Shirk '67 tells the New York Times Chinese officials will be hesitant to implicate a popular former Politburo member when his wife goes on trial for murder.
July 30, 2012 - 2:57pm
Mary Hughes ’74, founder of the 2012 Project, says women are fighting for increased representation in their state legislatures, according to the Huffington Post.
July 27, 2012 - 11:10am
Erin Ennis '92, vice president of the U.S.-China Business Council, talks about China's role in election politics and as a player in the global marketplace on NPR and CNBC.
July 25, 2012 - 10:39am
Mary E. Tuttle '37--former MHC trustee, a past president of the Alumnae Association, and once the assistant to the president--has died at the age of 97.
July 9, 2012 - 12:28pm
Shadow of Night, the second book in a planned trilogy by Deborah Harkness '86, is listed as the "hottest" new release of the week by USA Today.
July 9, 2012 - 9:33am
Kavita Ramdas ‘85 is the Ford Foundation’s new representative in New Delhi, where she will continue the work of the Foundation in India, Nepal, and Sri Lanka.
June 14, 2012 - 4:52pm
Faith E. Beasley '80, a professor at Dartmouth College, has won a Guggenheim Fellowship that will allow her to finish her sixth book, Exotic Encounters: Versailles Meets the Taj Mahal.
May 4, 2012 - 3:16pm
Four new trustees–Suzy George '90, Karena Strella '90, Debra Martin Chase '77, and Heather Harde '91–have joined Mount Holyoke’s Board of Trustees this year.
May 4, 2012 - 2:18pm founder Sandy Rosenthal '79 examines the myth that conservationists stymied the Army Corps' efforts to construct barriers to prevent flooding in New Orleans.
May 4, 2012 - 1:30pm
Author and feminist Barbara Smith '69 is featured in the new national campaign "Makers: Women Who Make America," reports the Albany Times Union.
April 6, 2012 - 10:43am

Fahima Aziz ’79 has been appointed the new Vice Chancellor of the Asian University for Women, located in Chittagong, Bangladesh.

April 4, 2012 - 4:45pm

After being named one of Boston's top women entrepreneurs, Sheila Marcelo '93 has earned a Henry Crown Fellow of the Aspen Institute, as reported in

April 3, 2012 - 10:00am
Sadiqa Basiri Saleem '09, founder of the Oruj Learning Centers for women in Afghanistan, was the guest of President Bill Clinton during a March 31 panel discussion at CGI U 2012.
April 2, 2012 - 2:41pm

Now pursuing a graduate degree, Sadiqa Basiri Saleem '09 continues her groundbreaking work educating women in Afghanistan , according to the Ottawa Citizen.

March 26, 2012 - 10:00am