September 2015 Articles

News from the Alumnae Association

The Alumnae Association is excited to welcome the following new representatives. Our many thanks to our retiring members for their service to the Association and College: Reed Abelson ’83; Sabrina DeTurk, M.A. ’96, Ph.D. ’98; Jennifer Fisher ’90; Moira Forbes ’94; Jennifer Jobrack ’89; Laurie Saroff ’90; and Edith Aviles de Kostes ’88 (trustee).

Sarah Herlihy ’94, Secretary.
Sarah Herlihy is Of Counsel in the Boston office of Jackson Lewis P.C., where she practices employment litigation. While at Bryn Mawr, she received academic scholarships from both the William Randolph Hearst Foundation and the Rotary Foundation. In 1993, she studied at the University of the Witwatersrand, in Johannesburg, South Africa, where she witnessed the end of apartheid and South Africa’s efforts to write a new constitution. She received her law degree from Boston College Law School. She is the career representative for the Bryn Mawr Club of Boston and, in her free time, enjoys growing things in Maine.

Alison Kosakowski ’01, Chair, Communications. Alison Kosakowski is the communications director for Vermont’s Agency of Agriculture. After graduating, she worked in advertising and then as North American communications manager for the Maersk Group. In 2009, she managed the media melee when one of Maersk’s ships was hijacked and its captain, Richard Phillips, was taken hostage. Phillips later hired Kosakowski to manage his post-rescue media opportunities. While working with him, she had a blind date with a sixth-generation Vermont dairy farmer, whom she later married. She now lives on the family farm, where she keeps bees, grows food, and tends the animals. She is thrilled to join the AAEB and serve Bryn Mawr, where she learned to take risks, embrace the unknown, and prioritize her passions.

Penelope J.P. Price ’90, Vice President. Penny Price has more than 20 years of experience in social science research, analysis, and communication in the healthcare and academic sectors. Her work includes primary and secondary research in support of both strategic and tactical initiatives. She has held analyst and management positions at AstraZeneca, Merck & Co., and the Wharton School. She also provides consultative research services in support of several independent K–12 schools’ strategic and admissions planning. Price has an M.B.A. from Lehigh University and lives in Souderton, Pennsylvania, with her husband and two children.

Sarah Sarnelli ’94, Representative, Clubs and Affinity Groups. After graduation, Sarah Sarnelli received her master’s degree in architecture from the University of Houston. She began her career working on the design side but soon joined W.S. Bellows Construction, where she has worked on projects ranging from office build-outs to a ground-up hospital. Currently, she is the project manager of the renovation of The Alley Theatre in downtown Houston. She has served Bryn Mawr as a member of SGA, class co-president, an alumnae admissions representative, and alumnae admissions chair for Southeast Texas. She is the current president of the Bryn Mawr Club of Houston. She and her husband, Rob, enjoy mountain biking and designing constant changes to their home.

Celia Schultz, M.A. ’94, Ph.D. ’99, Representative, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. Celia Schultz received her M.A. and Ph.D. in Latin. After teaching at Johns Hopkins and Yale, she arrived at the University of Michigan, where she is now professor of classical studies. She is the author of A Commentary on Cicero, De Divinatione I, and Women’s Religious Activity in the Roman Republic; co-editor with Sara Forsdyke of the monograph series Societas: Historical Studies in Classical Culture; and co-editor of two volumes, Religion in Republican Italy with the late Paul B. Harvey, Jr.; and The Religious Life of Things (forthcoming 2015) with Ian Moyer. She lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan, with her two sons and a small Terrier mix named Morris.

Saskia Subramanian ’88, M.A. ’89, President Elect. Saskia Subramanian is a research sociologist at UCLA in the School of Medicine. She focuses on women’s health issues and disparities. She also lectured in the UCLA Gender Studies Department for more than a decade. She is a co-author of After the Cure: The Untold Stories of Breast Cancer Survivors and produced the 2008 documentary film, Beyond Breast Cancer: Stories of Survivors. Subramanian lives in southern California with her husband, Marcus (Haverford ’88), their two sons, and two bossy Boxers.

Ana Maria López ’82, Alumnae-nominated Trustee. Ana Maria López is associate vice president for Health Equity and Inclusion and director of Cancer Health Equity for Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah. She started her career on the University of Arizona College of Medicine faculty. In 1997, she was named founding medical director of the Arizona Telemedicine Program and was later appointed associate dean for Outreach and Multicultural Affairs and earned tenure as a professor of medicine. López has served as the governor of the Arizona Chapter of the American College of Physicians and currently serves on the ACP Board of Regents. She lives in Utah, where she has served as president of both her regional Bryn Mawr Club and the Latina/o Alumnae Affinity Group.

The Alumnae Association is excited to welcome the following new representatives. Our many thanks to our retiring members for their service to the Association and College: Reed Abelson ’83; Sabrina DeTurk, M.A. ’96, Ph.D. ’98; Jennifer Fisher ’90; Moira Forbes ’94; Jennifer Jobrack ’89; Laurie Saroff ’90; and Edith Aviles de Kostes ’88 (trustee).

Sarah Herlihy ’94, Secretary.
Sarah Herlihy is Of Counsel in the Boston office of Jackson Lewis P.C., where she practices employment litigation. While at Bryn Mawr, she received academic scholarships from both the William Randolph Hearst Foundation and the Rotary Foundation. In 1993, she studied at the University of the Witwatersrand, in Johannesburg, South Africa, where she witnessed the end of apartheid and South Africa’s efforts to write a new constitution. She received her law degree from Boston College Law School. She is the career representative for the Bryn Mawr Club of Boston and, in her free time, enjoys growing things in Maine.

Alison Kosakowski ’01, Chair, Communications. Alison Kosakowski is the communications director for Vermont’s Agency of Agriculture. After graduating, she worked in advertising and then as North American communications manager for the Maersk Group. In 2009, she managed the media melee when one of Maersk’s ships was hijacked and its captain, Richard Phillips, was taken hostage. Phillips later hired Kosakowski to manage his post-rescue media opportunities. While working with him, she had a blind date with a sixth-generation Vermont dairy farmer, whom she later married. She now lives on the family farm, where she keeps bees, grows food, and tends the animals. She is thrilled to join the AAEB and serve Bryn Mawr, where she learned to take risks, embrace the unknown, and prioritize her passions.

Penelope J.P. Price ’90, Vice President. Penny Price has more than 20 years of experience in social science research, analysis, and communication in the healthcare and academic sectors. Her work includes primary and secondary research in support of both strategic and tactical initiatives. She has held analyst and management positions at AstraZeneca, Merck & Co., and the Wharton School. She also provides consultative research services in support of several independent K–12 schools’ strategic and admissions planning. Price has an M.B.A. from Lehigh University and lives in Souderton, Pennsylvania, with her husband and two children.

Sarah Sarnelli ’94, Representative, Clubs and Affinity Groups. After graduation, Sarah Sarnelli received her master’s degree in architecture from the University of Houston. She began her career working on the design side but soon joined W.S. Bellows Construction, where she has worked on projects ranging from office build-outs to a ground-up hospital. Currently, she is the project manager of the renovation of The Alley Theatre in downtown Houston. She has served Bryn Mawr as a member of SGA, class co-president, an alumnae admissions representative, and alumnae admissions chair for Southeast Texas. She is the current president of the Bryn Mawr Club of Houston. She and her husband, Rob, enjoy mountain biking and designing constant changes to their home.

Celia Schultz, M.A. ’94, Ph.D. ’99, Representative, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. Celia Schultz received her M.A. and Ph.D. in Latin. After teaching at Johns Hopkins and Yale, she arrived at the University of Michigan, where she is now professor of classical studies. She is the author of A Commentary on Cicero, De Divinatione I, and Women’s Religious Activity in the Roman Republic; co-editor with Sara Forsdyke of the monograph series Societas: Historical Studies in Classical Culture; and co-editor of two volumes, Religion in Republican Italy with the late Paul B. Harvey, Jr.; and The Religious Life of Things (forthcoming 2015) with Ian Moyer. She lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan, with her two sons and a small Terrier mix named Morris.

Saskia Subramanian ’88, M.A. ’89, President Elect. Saskia Subramanian is a research sociologist at UCLA in the School of Medicine. She focuses on women’s health issues and disparities. She also lectured in the UCLA Gender Studies Department for more than a decade. She is a co-author of After the Cure: The Untold Stories of Breast Cancer Survivors and produced the 2008 documentary film, Beyond Breast Cancer: Stories of Survivors. Subramanian lives in southern California with her husband, Marcus (Haverford ’88), their two sons, and two bossy Boxers.

Ana Maria López ’82, Alumnae-nominated Trustee. Ana Maria López is associate vice president for Health Equity and Inclusion and director of Cancer Health Equity for Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah. She started her career on the University of Arizona College of Medicine faculty. In 1997, she was named founding medical director of the Arizona Telemedicine Program and was later appointed associate dean for Outreach and Multicultural Affairs and earned tenure as a professor of medicine. López has served as the governor of the Arizona Chapter of the American College of Physicians and currently serves on the ACP Board of Regents. She lives in Utah, where she has served as president of both her regional Bryn Mawr Club and the Latina/o Alumnae Affinity Group.

 

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