Two Bryn Mawr Alumnae Make Forbes Columnist’s Short List for Facebook Board

Posted May 3rd, 2012 at 2:42 pm.

An informal pool of women who are tech executives in Silicon Valley by Forbes.com writer Connie Guglielmo yielded a list of 11 candidates for Facebook’s currently all-male board of directors.

Two women who appear on the list—Susan Barnes ’76 and Drew Gilpin Faust ’68—are Bryn Mawr alumnae.

From the article:

• Susan Barnes, former controller of the Mac division at Apple who left and co-founded NeXT Inc. with Steve Jobs. She has a bachelor’s degree from Bryn Mawr College and an MBA from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

• Drew Gilpin Faust, president of Harvard University. A historian of the Civil War and the American South, author, longtime professor at the University of Pennsylvania, she has a bachelor’s degree from Bryn Mawr College and her master’s degree and doctoral degree from Penn. She was named the first woman president of Harvard in 2007.

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