On Monday, May 7, alumna Maggie McCaffrey ’10 will share her experiences as a volunteer and a Praxis intern in Patagonia, Argentina, with Argentine NGO Fundacíon Patagonia Natural.
The volunteer program is perfect for any student interested in environmental studies or the natural sciences. Volunteers live and work on a converted sheep farm that operates [...]
Alumnae can now read the Spring 2012 issue of the Smith Alumnae Quarterly in print or online. As always, the magazine’s pages are peppered with stories about Smithies all over the world.
One story in the latest quarterly details a project founded by current Canadian resident Susan Gilbert Tileston ’63 (page 18). Susan, a professional [...]
The Winter 2011-12 issue of the Smith Alumnae Quarterly has come out in print and online and highlights Smithies around the world.
Architect Erinn McGurn ’94 is featured in the magazine’s cover story (see SAQ page 20 for the whole story) for her work building safe, sustainable schools in Zambia. Erinn and her husband started [...]
Last week, Pakistan appointed Sherry Rehman ’85 its new ambassador to the United States.
Sherry, a former journalist, is a member of the ruling Pakistan People’s Party Parliamentarians (PPPP) and will replace Husain Haqqani as the Pakistani ambassador to the U.S.
Like fellow Pakistani Smith alumna Shehrbano Taseer ’10, Sherry has been outspoken about reforming [...]
“According to CIA’s World Factbook, we [Pakistan] are poised to be the fifth most populous country in the world in a few years. With 60 percent of Pakistan’s 187 million strong population below the age of 24, the youth of Pakistan form a potentially powerful force for change.
We must be nation builders. It is [...]
On June 21, Shehrbano Taseer ’10, appeared on The Interview portion of The Rachel Maddow Show.
Shehrbano, who graduated from Smith College with a degree in Government and Film Studies, lives in Lahore, Pakistan. As the daughter of assassinated Pakistani politician Salmaan Taseer, Shehrbano met with Rachel Maddow to talk about the “complicated relationship between [...]