Anassa Kata

Anassa Kata

From the December 2015 issue

In August, Courtney Wilburn ’02 attended the LGBTQ Tech & Innovation Summit at the White House. The event gathered more than 150 lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer-identifying technologists to hear from U.S. Chief Technology Officer Megan Smith, Presidential Innovation Fellows, and federal civic hackers 18F. Wilburn was nominated by her peers at O3 World and was the only attendee from Philadelphia. Her Summit team is working on developing an open police API, using data to establish police accountability. Dorothy Samuels ’73, former editorial board Read more

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The U-Curve

From the December 2015 issue

Mawrters in Midlife By Elizabeth Mosier ’84 “When I was at Bryn Mawr, imagining my future life as an actor, I couldn’t have imagined how hard it would be,” says Sabrina Seidner ’85. “It didn’t even occur to me that, if you’re female, one in 10 roles are for you.” Thirty years later, her resumé recounts a long dramatic arc: New Actors Workshop certificate; Actor’s Equity, Screen Actors Guild, and American Federation of Television and Radio Artists memberships; roles on Chappelle’s Show and as Sandra Read more

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Where’s Your Lantern?

Where’s Your Lantern?

From the December 2015 issue

In honor of Lantern Night 2015, a photo gallery of lanterns sent to us from Mawrters around the world.

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Reading Room

From the December 2015 issue

A selection of new books from Bryn Mawr alumnae/i. Understanding Copyright: Intellectual Property in the Digital Age, Bethany Klein ’99, Giles Moss, and Lee Edwards (Sage 2015). As digital technology changes the way media is created, accessed, shared, and regulated, serious questions about copyright are being raised. This book explores why disagreement is rife and how the policymaking process might accommodate a wider range of views. Klein is a senior lecturer in the School of Media and Communication, University of Leeds. Poems of the Laughing Read more

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An Infinite Variety

An Infinite Variety

From the December 2015 issue

An exhibition showcases an extraordinary collection of red-and-white quilts.

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Arts and Sciences: Getting the EDGE

Arts and Sciences: Getting the EDGE

From the December 2015 issue

Ziva Myer, Ph.D. ’17, mentors graduate students to succeed in mathematics.

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Social Work and Social Research: 100 for 100

Social Work and Social Research: 100 for 100

From the December 2015 issue

As it continues its Centennial Celebration, the GSSWSR honors 100 distinguished graduates.

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