While at Bucknell

  • Yulissa Hidalgo '12, directed a student production of "For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf" by Ntozake Shange.
  • Jaunita Jeffrey '13 President, Student Club, Essential.
  • Nakea Tyson '11 President of the Bucknell Chapter of the NAACP.
  • Marissa Calhoun '10 President of the Black Student Union and was awarded "Bucknell Person of the Year" in 2010 .
  • Jessica Vooris '09 winner of the Excellence in Women's and Gender Studies Award.
  • Emily Rath '09 winner of the Excellence in Women's and Gender Studies Award.
  • Carly Whitehead '08 graduated with honors, her thesis was entitled "Missing from Medicine: A Feminist Critique of the Omission of Women from American Clinical Research"
  • Juliana Brafa '05 co-wrote, co-directed, and produced a short film titled "One Number 2". The film was awarded the First Place prize at the Marco Island Film Festival competition held Nov. 5-9, 2003.
  • Natalie Sopic '01, founder and creator NAG Enterprises, fashion design company.
  • Theresa Grob '00, "Mothers and Daughters: Their Social Relationships as Reflected in the Cults of Demeter," co-winner of Harold W. Miller Prize for outstanding honors thesis and winner of Agnes Archer Warren Award; directed by Professor Greta Ham.
  • Cary (Champlin) Young '94, graduated as Cary Champlin in 1994 in Political Science and Women's Studies (the first person with this major at Bucknell).

After Bucknell

  • Lima Ahmed '13, After graduation, Lima returned to her home country of Afghanistan, where she developed the Gender Mainstreaming Policy of governmental ministries and worked with a German program to re-conceptualize the understanding of Gender and Feminism in Afghanistan. More recently, Lima was appointed as the Monitoring and Evaluation Director for the President Office with the responsibility is to develop a unified M&E system and policy for the government of Afghanistan to ensure accountability and transparency. Lima is the youngest Director in President Ghani's government and only one of only 4 female directors. In addition, Lima is running two volunteer's campaigns, one focused on corruption and the other on the importance of voting in a democracy. Lima has accepted an offer from Fletcher Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy (MALD) Program at Tufts University.
  • Sithanda Ntuka'12 WGS and Accounting double major, works as an auditor for PricewaterhouseCoopers in New York City.
  • Malyse Uwase '12, In fall 2005, Malyse was completing her Master's Degree in Public Health with a focus in Global Health at Boston University. During the summer of 2015, she did her practicum in Rwanda working on breast cancer awareness and education.
  • Marissa Calhoun '10, Having previously worked as a News Associate for 48 Hours and then an Associate Producer for Person to Person at CBS, Marissa is currently a Field Producer at CNN Heroes, a year-long campaign honoring everyday people making an extraordinary difference in their communities.
  • Carissa Duro '09, works for the American Red Cross in Westchester County, NY as a AmeriCorps*VISTA Youth Services Coordinator.
  • May Naldo '09, May earned a Master's Degree in Leadership in Teaching from Notre Dame of Maryland University in 2015 and is currently working as a high school teacher. May is also an ordained associate pastor for Praise and Worship Ministries International.
  • Jessica A. Vooris '09, Jessica is currently a PhD candidate at the University of Maryland (expected 2016). Her doctoral dissertation researches LGBT/queer families, transgender and gender-creative children, parenting, gender non-conformity and queer reproductive politics.
  • Laura Householder '08, Laura earned her J.D./M.B.A. at the College of William and Mary. She is an associate in the Corporate and Securities Group at Drinker Biddle & Reath focusing on a variety of corporate and securities matters, including mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and ongoing compliance with federal securities laws.
  • Carly Whitehead '08, Dr. Whitehead graduated from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed neurology residency at Drexel University College of Medicine and a fellowship in clinical neurophysiology at Dartmouth. She is a neurologist in the Philadelphia area.
  • Alyssa Schneebaum '06, Dr. Schneebaum earned her Ph.D. in Economics (2013) and Graduate Certificate (2011) in Advanced Feminist Studies at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. She is currently a Hertha Firmberg Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Economics at Vienna University of Economics and Business, as well as a consultant at The Williams Institute at the University of California at Los Angeles.
  • Abby Gulden-Luthi '05, Admissions Counselor, Bucknell University.
  • Shannon Gigliotti '05, Client Services Representative for The Inter-Faith Council for Social Service in Carrboro, NC.
  • Rachel Kroger Krauskopf, '03, interior designer in Manhattan and in the process of starting my own company, Rachel Krauskopf Interiors.
  • Janaya Marie Harris '01, is pursuing a masters degree in social work at the University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign.
  • Jacquelyn Sumer '99, pursuing a J.D. and L.L.M. at Duke University; member of Alaska Law Review.
  • Ania Jastreboff '99, pursuing a degree from the Medical School at University of Maryland in pediatric oncology.
  • Jamie Cistoldi '99, founder of School For All, an educational program that enables women of a Nicaraguan Community to move from sex work to work in the formal economy.
  • Ashley Crary '95, Ashley earned her Masters Degree in broadcast journalism from the University of Southern California. She is currently Co-Executive Producer at Burrud Productions, where she is producing the television program - Women Behind Bars, a documentary series about women convicted of violent crimes for WeTV (Women's Entertainment Television).
  • Amanda Swarr '95, Associate Professor of Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies at the University of Washington, Seattle. She is the co-editor (with Richa Nagar) of Critical Transnational Feminist Praxis, also published by SUNY Press.
  • Cary (Champlin) Young '94, received a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship in 1994, with which she earned an MA in Women's Studies at University of York (UK).
  • Karan Rinaldo '93, Assistant Director of admissions, School of Visual Arts in New York, after completing an M.A. in art history with a focus on women artists at Hunter College.

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