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Bryn Mawr Farmerettes in the Woman’s Land Army

Posted January 20, 2009

Elaine Weiss will give a public lecture about her recently published book, Fruits of Victory: The Woman’s Land Army of America in the Great War, which is the first full chronicle of this woman-powered movement to put women on the land and save American agriculture during the First World War.

Jane Golden to receive Hepburn Medal

Posted December 4, 2008
Jane Golden

The Katharine Houghton Hepburn Center of Bryn Mawr College will award the 2009 Katharine Hepburn Medal to Jane Golden, Executive Director of the Philadelphia Mural Arts Program, in celebration of the programs’ 25th anniversary. The award ceremony to be held at the National Constitution Center on February 7, 2009. Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres will be served at 6, and the program will begin at 7:30, to be followed by coffee and dessert.

Fellow Maya Ajmera ’89: from Bryn Mawr bio major to global social entrepreneur

Posted December 3, 2008
Maya Ajmera

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2008. Event: Talk by Maya Ajmera Time 7:30 pm, Location: Ely Room in Wyndham In an event re-scheduled from October 22nd, 2008, Hepburn Fellow Maya Ajmera, founder and President of the Global Fund for Children (GFC), will give a talk on her trajectory from Bryn Mawr (Biology, 1989) to a career as […]

Screening of “Beyond Breast Cancer: Stories of Survivors”

Posted October 27, 2008

October 27, 2008. Event: Screening of “Beyond Breast Cancer” by Saskia Subramanian Time: 7:30 pm, Location: Carpenter Library Bryn Mawr alum (Class of 1988) Saskia Subramanian  presented and discussed her documentary film “Beyond Breast Cancer: Stories of Survivors,” which was also screened at the 2008 Baltimore Women’s Film Festival. “Beyond Breast Cancer” chronicles the experiences […]

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