Meaningful Contributions

Archive for June, 2014

Elisa Paster ’94 Joins Glaser Weil as Partner

Posted June 24, 2014

Elisa Paster ’94 has joined the Los Angeles-based law firm Glaser Weil as the firm’s Government and Regulatory Law Practice group as partner. She will represent developers, land owners, investors, and municipal governments in all aspects of land use and entitlement matters, including CEQA, Subdivision Map Act, Planning and Zoning Law compliance, redevelopment areas and […]

Drew Gilpin Faust ’68 Honored With Radcliffe Medal

Posted June 24, 2014

The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study honored Harvard University President Drew Gilpin Faust ’68 with the 2014 Radcliffe Medal, which is presented annually to an individual who has had a transformative impact on society. Faust is the founding dean of the Radcliffe Institute. To hear her acceptance speech, skip to the 26:00 minute mark in […]

Maya Ajmera ’89 Appointed President, CEO of Society for Science & the Public

Posted June 24, 2014

Maya Ajmera ’89 was appointed as president and CEO of Society for Science & the Public (SSP) and publisher of the Science News family of media properties, effective July 31. The SSP is one of the oldest nonprofit membership organizations dedicated to public engagement in science and science education. Ajmera will assume overall responsibility for […]

Shazia Rafi ’79 Pens Piece for Women’s Media Center

Posted June 24, 2014

Shazia Rafi ’79 wrote an article on the ongoing issue of abortion laws and the ownership of women’s bodies in Spain for Women’s Media Center online. The article, which opens with a reflection of her own struggle with her birth certificate, details the protest movement of women registering ownership of their bodies with the Spanish […]

Beverly J. Lange ’67 Honored With Distinguished Career Award from the American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

Posted June 12, 2014

Beverly J. Lange ’67 has received the 2014 Distinguished Career Award from the American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. The award recognizes Lange, a physician and researcher at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) for over 40 years, for her lifetime contributions to the care of children with cancer. Lange served as a senior physician and […]

Linda Hill ’77 Co-Authors New Book on Leadership

Posted June 12, 2014

Collective Genius: the Art and Practice of Leading Innovation, co-authored by Linda Hill ’77, was recently published by the Harvard Business Review Press. The book highlights insight learned by the authors during a decade of studying leaders of innovative companies, including Pixar, Google, Volkswagen, HCL Technologies, IBM, and the Sungjoo Group. According to the book’s website, “Great […]