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'philanthropy' Archive

Deborah Ahenkorah ’10 Named New Voice Fellow

Posted July 2, 2013

Deborah Ahenkorah ’10 was selected as one of the inaugural members of the New Voices Fellowship at the Aspen Institute. This fellowship is an initiative designed to bring more expert voices from the developing world into the global development discussion. According to their press release, “The fellowship, supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundations, […]

Emily Pulitzer ’55 and Maxine Savitz ’58 Named to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Posted May 2, 2013

Emily Pulitzer ’55 and Maxine Savitz ’58 were elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, which includes some of the world’s most accomplished scholars, scientists, writers, artists, and civic, corporate, and philanthropic leaders. Pulitzer has been elected for her work in education and philanthropy as founder and chairman of the Pulitzer Foundation for […]

Jennifer W. Campbell, Ph.D. ’05, Quoted by New York Times’ Health Blog

Posted November 8, 2012

Jennifer W. Campbell, Ph.D. ’05, was quoted in an article in the New York Times’  health blog, The New Old Age, about elderly adults in times of natural disasters and crisis. This interview came about when Campbell, a former director of the Hurricane Fund for the Elderly, wrote an article for the American Society of […]

Joanna Semel Rose ’52 Inducted to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Posted November 8, 2012

At an induction ceremony in Cambridge, Mass., on Oct. 6, Joanna Semel Rose ’52 was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences for her years of philanthropy work. The American Academy is one of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious learned societies, and an independent research center that draws from its members’ expertise […]

Trustee Georgette (Gigi) Phillips ’81 Scales Mt. Kilimanjaro

Posted August 7, 2012

On a recent trip to Africa, Bryn Mawr College Trustee Georgette (Gigi) Phillips ’81 successfully scaled Mt. Kilimanjaro. “It was truly the most difficult physical thing I have done in my life,” wrote Phillips on the blog she and her husband Peter created to chronicle their journey. “Am I happy I did it? Absolutely. Will […]

Positive Reviews for The Volunteers’ Guide to Fundraising by Ilona Bray ’84

Posted July 21, 2011
book cover: The Volunteers

Nolo, an organization devoted to making law accessible to all, recently published The Volunteers’ Guide to Fundraising: Raise Money for Your School, Team, Library or Community Group by Ilona Bray ’84. Early reactions to the book are positive, including a rave review from Fore Word, which calls it a “comprehensive volume” that “leaves virtually no […]

As Her Translation of Euripides Play is Staged in Las Vegas, Marianne McDonald ’58 Funds Drug Treatment Center in San Diego

Posted June 6, 2011

The first half of 2011 included a couple of important milestones for Marianne McDonald ’58, a professor of classics and theater at the University of California, San Diego, and a philanthropist with a strong commitment to helping individuals recover from substance-abuse problems. The Trojan Women In April, the Nevada Conservatory Theatre at the University of […]

Trustee Susan MacLaurin ’84 Scales Mt. Kiliminjaro in Support of CARE Canada

Posted April 14, 2011

As was reported back in February in Bryn Mawr Now, trustee Susan MacLaurin ’84 was part of a group that scaled Mt. Kilimanjaro to raise funds in support of CARE Canada. The group summitted as planned on the 8th of March, the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day. MacLaurin and the 16 other climbers raised […]

GSSWSR Grad Patrick McCarthy, Ph.D. ’81 to Lead Annie E. Casey Foundation

Posted March 2, 2010

Patrick McCarthy, Ph.D. ’81, has been named president and CEO of the Annie E. Casey Foundation, a leading advocacy philanthropy for at-risk children and families. He will assume his new office in early April. McCarthy, who has been at the Casey Foundation since 1994, currently serves as its senior vice president. Prior to joining Casey, […]

Emily Rauh Pulitzer ’55 Wins Duncan Phillips Award

Posted February 9, 2010

Emily Rauh Pulitzer ’55, the founder and chair of the Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts in St. Louis, has received the Duncan Phillips Award from the Phillips Collection in Washington, D.C. The award celebrates “the spirit of collecting and philanthropy represented by the life of museum founder Duncan Phillips.” After graduating from Bryn Mawr with a […]

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