As a follow-up to our winter 2021 piece detailing the fight for civil rights at Mills, we speak to four Black alumnae who experienced it firsthand.
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On June 10, President Elizabeth L. Hillman sent an email to the Mills community about the Black Lives Matter movement. In it, she said, “Mills stands in solidarity with the members of our Black students, staff, and faculty and their allies against anti-Black racism, police violence, and racial injustice. In response to the rising Movement
In a roundtable discussion, three alumnae working in speculative fiction talk about how the genre has grown to encompass creators and fans from all walks of life.
Master luthier Monica Esparza ’99 learned how to craft traditional Spanish guitars at the source.
The beloved summer bridge program for first-year students marks a big milestone and looks to expand.
A pioneering nonprofit, founded by Tina Lee ’01, MBA ’02, combines technical training and social support to boost moms in launching technology careers.
First-generation students overcome a complex series of academic, economic, and cultural obstacles to find college success. Through integrated academic coaching and peer support, Mills is helping them get there.
Before she ever enrolled at Mills, Lateefah Simon ’17 had helped hundreds of people escape poverty and incarceration through her work as an advocate and organizational leader. Her time on campus gave her the language and the knowledge to effect even greater systemic change.
For 25 years, the Alumnae of Color Committee has built sisterhood and solidarity among
Mills graduates, students, and faculty.
Social justice can mean different things to different people. Meet several alumnae who approach the concept from a variety of angles, but all with the larger goal of building opportunity, equality, and inclusion for all.