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Legally blind and running marathons

Alison Lynch ’10 has been busy the past eight years. She earned a law degree and then a master’s — in mental disability law — from New York Law School, published in academic journals and established a practice in the Protection and Advocacy for Individuals…... » Read more

Mount Holyoke lawyer finds her niche as law school dean

From the age of nine, Markeisha Miner ’99 knew what she wanted to be when she grew up: a lawyer. After Mount Holyoke, where she majored in African and African-American studies, she attended the University of Michigan Law School and soon landed a job as…... » Read more

Photo fo Kate Telman in overalls with brewing stills

Mount Holyoke alumna brewer shares recipe for success

Kate Irvin Telman ’08 is the assistant brewer at The People’s Pint in Greenfield, Massachusetts, a restaurant that serves fresh-brewed beer and locally sourced food. Her role at the restaurant — a local favorite — is to shepherd the beer from raw ingredients to finished…... » Read more

Memory Bandera ’04.

Mount Holyoke Alumna Establishes Networks for the Empowerment of Girls

Memory Bandera ’04 grew up in Zimbabwe and learned about Mount Holyoke from an admissions counselor with whom she was invited to meet. Bandera already had co-founded the Girl Child Network (GCN) of Zimbabwe, a nonprofit that promotes empowerment and education for girls. After earning…... » Read more