Alumna Shehrbano Taseer awarded human rights award, appears on The Rachel Maddow Show

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 [...]

Alumna Jaya Jaitley featured in Indian newspaper

This week, Smith alumna Jaya Jaitley ’63 was featured in the Deccan Chronicle.  The newspaper, which is the largest circulated English-language daily in south India, ran an article about Jaya’s connection with Indian handicrafts.  The full story, Jaya Jaitley: Art and craft of living, is accompanied by a photograph and can be read in its [...]

Summer SAQ has international flair

The latest issue of the Smith Alumnae Quarterly is out, and with it come a number of stories with international angles.

Just a few pages into the Quarterly, readers are introduced to alumna Anjana Shakya ’91, who co-founded the Himalayan Human Rights Monitor, an NGO that focuses primarily on the women and children of Nepal.  [...]