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 November 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 and is now a Doctor of Osteopathy associated with Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital in Collingdale, Pennsylvania.
  • 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.

Places I've Been

The following links are virtual breadcrumbs marking the 27 most recent pages you have visited in Bucknell.edu. If you want to remember a specific page forever click the pin in the top right corner and we will be sure not to replace it. Close this message.