women’s rights

MoHome Memories: Spring 2015

MoHome Memories: From Mock Elections to Rally Cries

How Mount Holyoke women pushed for the vote “A woman’s college is not generally thought to be the place to go for political excitement,” begins an article from the November 13, 1904, Philadelphia Press newspaper, which goes on to describe an amusing and “elaborate” tradition…... » Read more

Tara Roberts ’91: Connecting Female Changemakers Worldwide

Tara Roberts '91 spearheaded several programs encouraging girls' leadership while working for CosmoGirl magazine. When that publication folded, she refused to let support for young world-changers die with it. Tara traveled through Europe, Asia, and Africa for ten months, seeking young women running amazing programs in…... » Read more