Excerpts from the winning submission that earned the 2012 Mary Merritt Henry Prize for outstanding poetry by an undergraduate student.
Category: Fall 2012
The graduating Class of 2012 demonstrated their philanthropy with a well-orchestrated gift campaign that raised more than $8,000 and achieved a 42 percent participation rate.
Success in school can make all the difference in a girl’s life, but overwhelming cultural, physical, and financial barriers keep many girls from gaining that advantage. We profile four alumnae who have had remarkable results improving access to education for young women from disadvantaged communities in Kenya, China, and northern California.
A decade ago, the Mills MBA Program—and its first entering cohort of 12 students—forged new pathways in business education for women. We caught up with several of those first graduates to see where their paths have led.
By Andrew Faught Daphne Phung, MBA ’06, was working in the finance department at Cisco Systems when, in 2008, she stumbled across a television documentary about human trafficking in the United States. Hearing stories of young women impressed into the sex trade didn’t just assault her sensibilities, it prompted Phung to quit her job and