Tag: alumnae of color

Legacy Mills program receives Northeastern award 

On March 28, Northeastern’s Chief Inclusion Officer Karl W. Reid announced the first awardees of the Inclusive Impact Innovation Fund, which were culled from 59 entries submitted by faculty, staff, and students across the Northeastern network. One of the five winners was the Social Justice Peer Mentorship Program, which traces its roots back to sundry projects that have taken place in the public health and

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Alums running for Congress

Barbara Lee, a Black woman with short curly hair and wearing a peach suit, speaking at a lectern in front of a blue scrim bearing the Mills name in white

On February 28, Congresswoman Barbara Tutt Lee ’73 put the rumors to rest by announcing her candidacy for the California US Senate seat to be vacated by Senator Dianne Feinstein at the end of her term in early 2025. After releasing a video online, Lee held her first campaign rally at Laney College on February 25, with Oakland Mayor Sheng Thao, San Francisco Mayor London Breed,

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Racial Representation Report Card

The charts on this page show levels of racial representation in Mills Quarterly over the last five years, from the start of the 2018–19 academic year through the winter 2023 issue. These figures were determined by cataloguing everyone who’s appeared in each issue of the Quarterly and cross-referencing them against our database. The classifications below reflect

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2022 Alumnae Awards

YVONNE PAYNE DANIEL, MA ’75, DISTINGUISHED ACHIEVEMENT  Yvonne Payne Daniel is a world-renowned scholar in the fields of dance studies and Caribbean and African diaspora studies, with myriad achievements too extensive to capture. After receiving her MA in dance from Mills, Daniel went on to receive another MA and a PhD from UC Berkeley in anthropology.

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