Conference Coverage: New York Times, Philadelphia Inquirer, Local Media

Posted September 28th, 2010 at 12:55 pm.

The New York Times
Sept. 22, 2010
A Women’s College That Wants to Change the World

The New York Times‘ Jacques Steinberg has a Q&A with Bryn Mawr President Jane McAuliffe in advance of the “Heritage and Hope” conference. The post has generated numerous comments, many from Bryn Mawr alumnae. Keep the conversation going and post a comment of your own!

The Philadelphia Inquirer

Sept. 25, 2010
At Bryn Mawr 125th Event, Women’s Educators Look at Global Goals

“Heritage and Hope” panelists Caroline Ndarua, head of finance and administration at Kirri Women’s University, and Princess Lolowah al-Faisal, vice chairman of the board of Effat College, are profiled in this article about the conference. The reporter writes, “For all the erudite presentations, PowerPoints, and references to pedagogical constructs, this three-day conference had at its heart a very practical goal: To forge partnerships among academic leaders from around the world.”

The Philadelphia Inquirer
Sept. 24, 2010
“Bryn Mawr College Marks 125th Year With Conference on Women’s Education in a Global Context


WPVI (Philadelphia ABC affiliate)
Sept. 23, 2010
Coverage of Cake Ceremony

KYW-TV (Philadelphia CBS affiliate)
Sept. 23, 2010
Coverage of Cake Ceremony

Main Line Times (local Bryn Mawr newspaper)
Sept. 24, 2010
“Video: Bryn Mawr College Celebrates 125th With a Grand Cake

Sept. 25, 2010

Main Line Media News
Video: Bryn Mawr and Baldwin are Thumbs-Up on All-Girls Schools

Panelist Sally Powell, head of neighboring Baldwin School, is interviewed.

The College’s communications staff has also been covering the conference. To read blog posts about each panel, some including video of participants’ reactions, go to http://125th.blogs.brynmawr.edu/category/heritage-and-hope-reports-from-the-conference/.

Images and video of the birthday-cake celebration can be found in Bryn Mawr Now. Associate Professor of English Kate Thomas’ remarks on the cake are posted in the 125th Anniversary Blog.

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