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MHC receives award for global education

This week marks the 16th anniversary of International Education Week and yesterday in Washington, DC, MHC President Lynn Pasquerella ’80 accepted the 2015 Senator Paul Simon Award for excellence in international education on behalf of the College. 89 more words


Malala Yousafzai: giving voice to girls around the world

Malala stood up to those who tried to silence her. Now she’s passing along that empowering spirit to young women across the globe. (via Plan International)  116 more words

$10 Mil For MHC

"Women's colleges are places where women lead in all aspects of student government and women's voices are not in the background in classes." -- Susana Morris '02 on the advantages of women's colleges

“During my years at Mount Holyoke I flourished within an academic and social environment that emphasized my intellectual ability, fostered my feminism, and encouraged my potential as leader. 97 more words


"Bask in the amazing stuff that makes you you." - Life lessons from the Most Powerful Women Summit

Some of the world’s leading women gathered in Washington, DC for Fortune magazine’s Most Powerful Women Summit. Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY), pictured, above, the youngest woman elected to the House of Representatives, told the audience, “Embrace your authenticity and your unique perspective as a woman.” 142 more words


"Get that education because it will be the key to your future." -- Michelle Obama

The First Lady gave some smart advice to an audience of 1,000 girls at Glamour Magazine’s “The Power of an Educated Girl,” a panel held at the Appollo Theater in Harlem in September. 123 more words

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First Lady Michelle Obama to discuss women's education at Fortune's MPW Summit

Education is an undeniable door to opportunity for women. Unfortunately, more than 62 million girls around the globe are not in school.

Next month, First Lady Michelle Obama will appear at… 305 more words