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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 […]

Martha Gonzalez-Cortes ’94 Named to Hispanic/Latino Commission of Michigan

Posted February 12, 2015

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder recently announced the appointment of Martha Gonzales-Cortes ’94 to the Hispanic/Latino Commission of Michigan. Gonzales-Cortes is the CEO of Gonzalez-Cortes & Associates LLC. She was previously CEO of the Hispanic Center of Western Michigan and served as the state director for the Office of Migrant Affairs in 2003. In addition to […]

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 […]

Michelle Sara King ’98 Honored as Featured Member of Women in Government Relations

Posted February 6, 2014
Michelle King

Michelle Sara King ’98, manager, government relations at the International Trademark Association (INTA), recently was honored as a feature member of the Women in Government Relations (WGR). WGR is a Washington D.C.-based professional organization for women lobbyists. King is the co-chair of the Women in Government Relations Telecommunications, Technology & Intellectual Property Task Force.

Karen Kornbluh ’84 Joins Council on Foreign Relations as a Senior Fellow for Digital Policy

Posted August 5, 2013

Karen Kornbluh ’84 has joined the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) this month as a senior fellow for digital policy. Kornbluh will participate in the CFR Initiative on Digital and Cyberspace Policy, which studies how to keep the global Internet open, secure, and resilient in the face of unprecedented challenges and threats. Kornbluh formerly served […]

Jennifer Ho ’87 Appointed Senior Advisor for Housing and Services at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Posted March 21, 2013

Jennifer Ho ’87 has recently been appointed Senior Advisor for Housing and Services at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. In this role, Ho will manage the Department’s work to connect housing with health and social services. From February 2010 to February 2013, Ho was a Deputy Director at the United States Interagency […]

Alice Rivlin ’52 Named Among “20 All-Time Greatest Feds”

Posted November 15, 2011
photo of Alice Rivlin

Government Executive magazine recently tipped its hat to Alice Rivlin ’52 when it listed her among 20 of the best civil servants ever to work for the United States government. “Government may be facing some big challenges right now, but history shows that during times of crisis, great public servants have stepped forward to show tremendous leadership. […]

Diana Putman ’78 Named USAID Mission Director for the Democratic Republic of Congo

Posted September 15, 2011
photo of Diana Putman

Diana Putman ’78, Ph.D.  ’85, was sworn in as the U.S. Agency for International Development’s mission director to the Democratic Republic of Congo in late July. “Putman will oversee a $306 million program that focuses on bolstering peace and stability; protecting civilians; strengthening governance institutions; and supporting economic recovery, growth, and the provision of basic […]

In American Individualism, Margaret Hoover ’01 Advises Republican Party on Attracting Young Voters

Posted September 15, 2011
book cover: American Individualism

As the Republican presidential candidates approach the primary season, considerable media attention has been devoted to Margaret Hoover ’01, whose American Individualism: How a New Generation of Conservatives Can Save the Republican Party was published this summer. In American Individualism, Hoover argues that the Republican Party needs to attract more voters among “Millennials” — the […]

Rosi Amador ’81 Selected to Narrate New HHS Podcast

Posted July 21, 2011

Through a highly competitive audition process, Rosi Amador ’81 was selected as the new female narrator of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ weekly news series, Health Care 411. The bilingual series, which includes podcasts and public-service announcements, is meant improve the health of the Hispanic community in the United States. It is produced by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (a division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services) and distributed to over 1,000 radio stations nationwide.

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