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Yashaswini Singh ’13 Speaks at Women in Public Service Project Conference

Posted September 20, 2012
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Yashaswini Singh ’13 will be speaking at “A Global Conversation: Women Leaders Responding to the United Nations General Assembly,” hosted by the Women in Public Service Project (WPSP) and the U.N. General Assembly. On Monday, Sept. 24, the conference can be seen streaming live beginning at 6:20 p.m. EST. Singh will speak about the importance of […]

Seven Sisters Conference Sets Top Goal: Creation of Alumnae Network

Posted November 18, 2010
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At a conference at Bryn Mawr last weekend, students from Barnard, Bryn Mawr, Mount Holyoke, Wellesley, and Smith Colleges agreed to form a Seven Sisters Council to foster communication and collaboration among the schools. Among the group’s primary goals for the future is establishing a Seven Sisters alumnae network, conference participants said. Student-government leaders from […]

Seven Sisters Gather on Bryn Mawr’s Campus to Celebrate Women’s Leadership

Posted November 11, 2010

This weekend leaders of the student governments at the five remaining Seven Sisters schools will gather at Bryn Mawr for the annual Seven Sisters Conference. The conference’s theme is “Celebrating Our Legacy of Women’s Leadership” … Read more»

Would Mad Men’s Betty Draper Have Made it at Bryn Mawr?

Posted October 23, 2009
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Widely lauded for its attention to period-specific details, the AMC television series Mad Men has had its slips. The show’s “most egregious stumble” according to Benjamin Schwarz’s article in the November issue of The Atlantic, involves a lead character’s college career at Bryn Mawr: “By far the brainiest of the Seven Sisters—cussed, straight-backed, high-minded, and feminist (its students, so the wags said, preferred the Ph.D. to the Mrs.)—Bryn Mawr was probably the least likely college that Betty Draper … would have attended.” Read more&raquo