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Illustrated headshots of Eileen Albillar ’96, Tami Gouveia ’96 and Karen Middleton ’88

Mount Holyoke alumnae make a run for political office

Since Hillary Clinton’s defeat in the 2016 presidential election, record numbers of women have declared their candidacy for elected office. This season, Mount Holyoke alumnae are both on the ballot and behind the scenes. Emily Martz ’94 left her job as deputy director at the…... » Read more

illustrated pencil writing the word "resilience"

Essays of resilience by Mount Holyoke alumnae

About a year ago we launched an essay contest, but the idea had been percolating around our office for a while. We talk often during meetings about how to share more alumnae voices in the Alumnae Quarterly. And about how to include more personal stories…... » Read more

Mona Hanford stands with hands in front of her

Mount Holyoke alumnae ease end-of-life transitions

With a new book, Mona Marich Hanford ’64 makes the case for faith in a field where Mount Holyoke alumnae have a legacy of leadership “Be honest with me,” Mona Marich Hanford ’64 told her oncologist when she learned the bad news. “Don’t give me…... » Read more

Mount Holyoke Alumna Establishes Language Lab in Auroville, India

Mita Radhakrishnan ’90 has built a life and a career in Auroville—a unique and evolving community in India that is dedicated to human unity On a typical day Mita Radhakrishnan ’90 leaves her eco-historic home in rural India, hops on her moped, and rides less…... » Read more