fall 2014

The Maven: The Power of You

As a distinguished Mount Holyoke alumna your degree will certainly be a factor in securing an initial interview. However, in order to maximize your impact during this critical conversation, you will need to employ a set of strategies to ensure that you put your best…... » Read more

Ten Minutes With Shannon Dalton Giordano ’91

Digital Media Expert Social Support Shannon Dalton Giordano ’91 received her master’s degree in international development from American University and began her career managing USAID and World Bank projects overseas. In 1999 she and her husband returned to Massachusetts with plans to start a family.…... » Read more

Sticker Shock

Alumnae navigate a world in which women still earn only seventy-eight cents on the dollar. Dr. Margaret Fredricks ’00 spent three years searching for a job as a chemist in Germany after earning her doctorate from Technische Universitat Munchen. She worked as a copyeditor for chemistry…... » Read more


Negotiating Your Salary

Maura Belliveau ’85 offers tips on how to negotiate your salary When it comes to confronting the wage gap, experts point to negotiation as one of the most critical factors. That’s why business professors, college career centers, and even some workplaces are increasingly offering negotiation…... » Read more