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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

Wendy Xa ’93: A Preschool for Lulu

If you don't live in San Francisco, you probably haven’t heard that finding a preschool in my fair city can be a true parenting headache. Openings are scarce. The competition can be fierce. In fall 2007, when my daughter Lulu was two, my family waded into…... » Read more

President Puts Into Action in Kenya

The Stakes Don't Get Any Higher The work of the international team led by President Lynn Pasquerella is a matter of life and death. Western Kenya suffers from both floods and widespread droughts; contaminated water is a common killer; one-third of the area's population has…... » Read more

Eesha Pandit ’03: One Piece of the Human Rights Pie

Every person working for universal human rights would love to know the secret to successfully changing dated attitudes and cultural practices and bring into the conversation voices that have traditionally been ignored. Eesha Pandit hasn’t found a magic solution to these issues, but is enthusiastic…... » Read more