Lyons in a Bear Market

Uncommon women in business thrive against all odds A 2012 study by Ernst & Young found that businesses owned by men are three-and-a-half times as likely to reach $1 million in annual revenues as are businesses owned by women. Why the gap? The study cites…... » Read more

Mary Ann Sparklin Woodruff ’60: Nudging Women’s Rights in Tanzania

A few years ago, Mary Ann Sparklin Woodruff '60 and her partner were looking for volunteer work in Africa. So they hooked up with Cross-Cultural Solutions, an American organization that links interested volunteers with grassroots nonprofits abroad. That was the start of a long-term relationship…... » Read more

Web Extras from fall 2009 Quarterly: "Riding out the Recession"

• Online resources for surviving a recession • What financial adviser Ellen Martin Gantner ’91 tells her clients during this recession • How the recession is affecting other alumnae • Online resources for surviving a recession The Bank Account That Can Save Your Marriage From…... » Read more

Financial Challenges: What MHC Is Up Against

Since a “perfect storm” swept the US economy off its foundations last fall, the waves have eroded finances everywhere, including at Mount Holyoke. As President Joanne V. Creighton wrote to the campus community in January, “In the past six months we have seen the financial…... » Read more

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