Notable Alumnae in the News

Deborah Bial

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

April 14, 2014 - 16:45
Amy Timberlake '89

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

January 30, 2014 - 19:00
Kelley “Kat” Tompkins Calvin ’05

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

February 25, 2014 - 11:30

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

December 31, 2013 - 11:00

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

February 14, 2014 - 16:00

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 - 12:30
Mary Deane Sorcinelli '72

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

February 3, 2014 - 16:45
Sadiqa Basiri Saleem FP’09

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 - 10:45

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