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Leslie Smith Green ’94 and Nada Al-Thawr ’19

Find Your People: Leslie Smith Green ’94 and Nada Al-Thawr ’19

In 2014 Leslie Smith Green ’94 began an informal program of matching incoming international students with alumnae. Alums provide advice, emotional support, and, often, a well-stocked shower caddy—a luxury students don’t think to pack. In fall 2015 Leslie “adopted” Nada Al-Thawr ’19, who is from…... » Read more

Laakan McHardy ’16 and Michelle Hurst ’74

Find Your People: Laakan McHardy ’16 and Michelle Hurst ’74

Michelle Hurst ’74, actor. Laakan McHardy ’16, theatre arts/psychology major. Connected in November 2015 when Michelle returned to campus to speak at the Black Alumnae Conference. Laakan was assigned to be her assistant. The two shared an immediate understanding of each other and have kept in touch as…... » Read more

Jodie Pope Morrison '97 and Mary-Ellen Taplin '82

Find Your People: Jodie Pope Morrison ’97 and Mary-Ellen Taplin ’82

In 2009 Jodie Pope Morrison ’97 (left) and Mary-Ellen Taplin ’82 were attendees at an advisory board focused on development of a new therapeutic for prostate cancer. Jodie was at the time a vice president at Tokai Pharmaceuticals and Mary-Ellen a Dana-Farber Cancer Center researcher.…... » Read more

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Find Your People: Jennie Wood Sheldon ’83 and Theona Jundanian ’86

Jennie Wood Sheldon ’83 returned to the Pacific Northwest in 2002 from New York City. She and her family landed on Bainbridge Island near Seattle—about the same size as Manhattan, though the similarities end there. In 1991 Theona Jundanian ’86 married a native Seattlelite after…... » Read more