Meaningful Contributions

Rosabeth Moss Kanter ’64 Appears on The Daily Show to Discuss New Book

Posted July 20, 2015
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Rosabeth Moss Kanter ’64 has received high praise for her new book, Move: Putting America’s Infrastructure Back in the Lead. The book has been reviewed in The New York Times and Forbes  and Kanter appeared on The Daily Show earlier this summer to discuss America’s declining infrastructure and address the issues of how our cities […]

Radhika Emens ’86 Speaks at Women in Tech Conference

Posted July 7, 2015

Radhika Emens ’86 spoke at the Women in Technology International (WITI) 2015 Annual Summit in Silicon Valley. The summit brings together executive women, entrepreneurs, and technology thought leaders from around the world. Emens is the CEO of Tanjah Partners, a global management advisory company that focuses on high tech startups and small to medium sized […]

Natalie Watson ’99 Named a 2015 New Leader of the Bar

Posted July 7, 2015
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Natalie Watson ’99 was named a 2015 New Leader of the Bar by New Jersey Law Journal. The New Leaders were selected by a nomination process and chosen by a seven-member judging panel composed of evaluators from all corners of the legal profession around the state of New Jersey. Watson was also profiled in a […]

Generation Progress Spotlights Lauren Footman ’14

Posted June 15, 2015

Lauren Footman ’14 is the Atlantic Regional Organizer for the Generation Progress Gun Violence Prevention Network. Generation Progress recently featured Footman on their website: Footman grew up in Yeadon, PA but it was during her time at Bryn Mawr that she began to become heavily involved in social justice advocacy. “I started a college chapter […]

Linda Bachman ’90 Named Institution Director at Franklin College of Arts and Sciences

Posted May 8, 2015

Linda Bachman ’90, assistant dean in the University of Georgia’s Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, has been named the institution’s director of university experiential learning. Her appointment is effective May 1 in the Office of the Vice President for Instruction. As director of university experiential learning, Bachman is charged with identifying and proposing innovative ways to […]

Carol Leonnig ’87 Awarded Pulitzer for Coverage of the Secret Service

Posted April 23, 2015

Washington Post reporter Carol Leonnig ’87 has been awarded a 2015 Pulitzer Prize for her persistent coverage of the Secret Service. From the Post’s coverage of the award: The Pulitzer capped a string of journalism honors for Leonnig, a native of Upper Marlboro in Prince George’s County. She won the prestigious George Polk Award for […]

Lynne Meadow ‘68 Honored with Gotham’s Visionary Leaders Award

Posted April 16, 2015

The Women’s City Club of New York will honor Lynne Meadow ‘68 with a Gotham’s Visionary Leaders award for her work with the Manhattan Theatre Club (MTC) later this month. Meadow has been the artistic director of the MTC since 1972, where she has been responsible for directing and/or producing over 450 New York and […]

TEDxCambridge Talk by Linda Hill ’77 Posted to TED Site

Posted March 26, 2015
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A TEDxCambridge talk by Linda Hill ’77 on “How to Manage for Collective Creativity” was recently among the talks featured on the main TED website. Hill is the co-author of Collective Genius: the Art and Practice of Leading Innovation. According to the book’s website, “Great leaders of innovation don’t fit the conventional mold of ‘good’ […]

Leona Francombe ’78 Pens Tale on The Battle of Waterloo

Posted March 12, 2015
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The Sage of Waterloo, the first book by Leona Francombe ’78, will be published in June 2015. From the book description: “William is a white rabbit living at Hougoumont, the historic farm on the site of the Battle of Waterloo. Under the tutelage of his grandmother Old Lavender, William attunes himself to the echoes and ghosts […]

Karen Kornbluh ’84 Named to the Broadcasting Board of Governors

Posted February 5, 2015

Karen Kornbluh ’84 will serve on the Broadcasting Board of Governors, which oversees all U.S. government-supported civilian international media. Kornbluh is the executive vice president of external affairs for Nielsen, responsible for global public policy, privacy strategy, and corporate social responsibility. Prior to joining Nielsen, she was the U.S. Ambassador to the Organization for Economic […]

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