Lynk: Alumnae & Student Reception

Friday, November 18, 2016
5:00–6:30 p.m.

Below you will find profiles of alumnae registered for the evening networking reception with students participating in daylong site visits around Boston. Stickers and name tags will be shared at the reception check-in table for students to identify alumnae.

Questions? Call Jonencia Wood, senior director or programs, at 413-538-2738 or email

Alumnae Attendees:

­­Joanne Adamowicz ’73
Company: Goodnow Library
Title: Reference Librarian
Undergraduate Major(s): Religion
Other degree(s): MLS, Columbia University

Samrachana Adhikari ’11
Company: Harvard Medical School
Title: Postdoctoral Fellow-Biostatistics
Undergraduate Major(s): Economics; Mathematics

­­Kathryn Kinzel Ahnger-Pier ’08
Company: Massachusetts Department of Public Health
Title: Epidemiologist
Specialization: Immunizations
Undergraduate Major(s): Biology

­­Laura Althoff ’92
Company: Althoff Consulting LLC
Title: Founder and Principle
Specialization: Organizational dynamics and change
Undergraduate Major(s): Theatre
Other degree(s): Masters in Social Work, Columbia University

Jessica Avery ’15
Company: Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Title: Legislative Aide

­­Rachael Bonawitz ’05
Company: Boston University
Title: Assistant Professor
Specialization: Pediatrician/Global Health
Undergrauate Major(s): Biology

­­Diana Brassard ’90
Company: Shire Pharmaceutical Development
Title: Associate Director, External Partners
Undergradate Major(s): Biochemistry

­­Caralie Cahill ’08
Company: beep! Directed
Title: Client Manager
Undergraduate Major(s): Anthropology

­­Rose Carver ’14
Company: Public Financial Management
Title: Analyst
Specilization: Higher Education
Undergraduate Major(s): Economics; Spanish

­­Kysa Christie ’98
Undergraduate Major(s): Neuroscience and Behavior
Other degree(s): PhD Clinical Psychology, University of Southern California

­­Brenna Cogswell ’12
Company: Sonesta Hotels
Title: Loyalty Program Manager
Undergraduate Major(s): Anthropology

­­Alexandra Crean ’12
Company: Brenda G. Levy Associates
Title: Associate Attorney
Specilization: Estate planning and probate
Undergraduate Major(s): English; Geology

­­Elena Eimert ’15
Company: KJP Partners LLP
Title: Paralegal
Specilization: Affordable housing/nonprofit law

­­Jules Frank ’10
Company: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Title: Clinical Social Work Intern
Specilization: Clinical social work and macro social work
Other degree(s): MS Ed., University of Pennsylvania

­­Taylor Fuss ’11
Undergraduate Degree(s): Neuroscience and Behavior
Other educatinal instituions: Boston University School of Medicine

­­Zhihui Gao ’16
Company: Norfolk & Dedham Group
Title: Associate Research Analyst
Specilization: Property and casualty
Undergraduate Degrees(s): Music; Statistics

­­Shannon Dalton Giordano ’91
Company: Serendipity Social Media, Inc.
Title: President
Specilization: Social Media Marketing
Other degree(s): MA International Development, American University
Yunjung Han ’15
Undergraduate Major(s)
: Psychology; Education

­­Bianca Cerundolo Hebbel ’90
Company: American International Group, Inc.
Title: Senior Risk Analyst
Specilization: Professional Liability and Environmental
Undergraduate Degrees(s): Chemistry
Other degree(s): MS Chemistry

­­Brenda Hernandez ’04
Company: BU School of Law
Title: Associate Director for Diversity and Inclusion
Other degree(s): JD, Pace Law School

­­Megan Herzog ’07
Company: Conservation Law Foundation
Title: Staff Attorney
Specilization: Environmental law
Other degree(s): Critical Social Thought; Russian Literature and Culture

Anh Hoang ’06

Undergraduate Major(s): Biochemistry

­­Yunnan Jiang ’09
Undergraduate Major(s): Biochemistry
Other educational institutions: Harvard Law School

­­Anna Kelly ’09
Company: Harvard University
Title: Executive Assistant

Munazza Khan ’14

Company: Crimson Hexagon
Title: Project Manager

­­Anna Labykina ’98
Company: Boston Lyric Opera
Title: Production/Technical Director
Undergraduate Major(s): Theatre
Other degree(s): MFA, Theatre Technology, University of Texas, Austin

Sonali Lappin ’11
Company: Indian American Forum for Political Education MA
Title: Vice President
Undergraduate Major(s): Politics

­­Ginny Layton-Leal ’80
Company: Longfellow Health Center
Title: Craniosacral/Massage Therapist
Specialization: Fibromyalgia, chronic pain, inflammation, PTSD
Undergraduate Major(s): French; Spanish
Other educational institutions: Tufts University

­­Johanna Ledley ’11
Company: Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Title: Research Assistant
Specialization: Anesthesiology Department
Undergraduate Major(s): Neuroscience and Behavior
Other degree(s): Masters, Georgetown University

­­Tania Lee ’09
Company: Lasell College
Title: Instructional Technologist
Specialization: Online education
Undergraduate Major(s): Psychology and Education

Nancy Briggs Loderick ’79

Company: HBS Community Action Partners
Title: Board Member
Specialization: Consulting to nonprofits
Other degree(s): MBA, Harvard Business School

Ariela Lovett ’11

Undergraduate Major(s): Critical Social Thought; Spanish

­­Elisabeth Malin ’10
Company: Massachusetts General Hospital
Title: Revenue Account Cycle Manager
Other degree(s): Master of Science in Public Health, Harvard School of Public Health

­­Sarah Martin ’15
Company: Studio G Architects
Title: Marketing and Administrative Assistant
Undergraduate Major(s): English, Italian

­­Jessica McKenzie ’11
Company: bluebird bio
Title: Associate Scientist II
Specialization: Preclinical Stem Cell Research

­­Aminah McNulty ’14
Company: Brown, Richardson & Rowe, Inc.
Title: Marketing Coordinator
Specialization: Landscape Architecture

­­Janot Mendler de Suarez ’77
Company: Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre
Title: Technical Advisor West Africa Focal Point
Undergraduate Major(s): Biology; Political Science/Government

Cathryn Mercier ’81
Company: Simmons College
Title: Professor/Director
Undergraduate Major(s): Psychology
Other degree(s): MA, MPhil, Simmons College; PHD, Boston Unversity

­­Courtney Moran ’07
Company: The Fletcher School Tufts University
Title: Graduate Student
Specialization: International law and diplomacy
Undergraduate Major(s): Politics

­­Jessica Morris ’15
Company: City of Boston
Title: Legislative Aide
Undergraduate Major(s): Gender Studies; Politics

­­Deirdre Daley Nectow ’82
Company:Cambridge Associates
Title: Managing Director
Specialization: Business Development
Undergraduate Major(s): Economics
Other degree(s): MBA, Chicago Booth

­­Aimee Debarbieri Poirier ’99
Company: Self-Employed
Title: Licensed Acupuncturist
Specialization: Cancer
Undergraduate Major(s): International Relations, Italian
Other degree(s): MA in Acupuncture, NESA

­­Alison Rogers ’12
Company: The Ripples Group
Title: Senior Consultant
Specialization: Management consulting

­­Marina Shishova ’08
Company: Dana Farber Cancer Institute
Title: DA

­­Susan Sikowitz Silberman ’75
Company: Massachusetts Biotechnology Council
Title: Director, Programming
Undergraduate Major(s): Art
Other degree(s): BS, Chemistry, MIT, Harvard School of Public Health, UMass-Amherst

­­Angie Simonello ’97
Company: Flex Pharma
Title: VP, Corporate Development and Program Management
Specialization: Biotechnology
Other degree(s): MS, Drug Regulatory Affairs and Health Policy

­­Maybeth Soverino ’01
Company: Lando & Anastasi
Title: Business Development Manager
Specialization: Marketing/Business development
Other degree(s): Politics

­­Suprawee Tepsuporn ’05
Company: Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health
Title: Assistant Director and Career Coach
Undergraduate Major(s): Biology

­­Margaret Wiss ’16
Company: The Harvard Ballet Company
Title: Guest Choreographer
Specialization: Dance

Han Xu ’12
Other degree(s): MA European Studies, Harvard University

Tianzhou Ye ’13
Company: Barnstable High School
Title: Latin Teacher
Undergraduate Major(s): Classics; History
Jean Zeiler ’85

Company: Murphy Hesse Toomey & Lehane
Title: Attorney
Specialization: Labor and employment
Undergraduate Major(s): Psychology
Other degree(s): JD, University of Georgia