Alumnae (page 5)

April 13, 2015

New York Times Profiles Scripps College Alumna Joan Heyler ’86 for Preparing the Opening of New Museum

New York Times reporter Robin Pogrebin toutes Scripps College alumna Joan Heyler ’86 as being a key behind-the-scenes person preparing the opening of billionaire philanthropist Eli Broad’s new museum in Los Angeles.

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March 30, 2015

Challah for Hunger Founder and Scripps College Alumna Eli Winkelman ’07 Featured in Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Inland Valley Daily Bulletin Editor Diana Sholley interviewed students and alumna Eli Winkelman ’07 for a feature story on Challah for Hunger.

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March 17, 2015

Silicon Valley Business Journal Spotlights Scripps College Alumna Salle Yoo ’92, Uber’s Dynamic General Counsel

The Silicon Valley Business Journal profiles Uber’s Salle Yoo ’92 and briefly mentions she’s a graduate of Scripps College. Yoo serves as the startup’s general counsel, managing Uber’s global legal and regulatory issues.

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March 16, 2015

New York Times Columnist Frank Bruni Highlights Success of a Scripps College Alumna

New York Times columnist Frank Bruni mentions alumna Jenna Leahy ’10 in this commentary on “How to Survive College Admissions Madness.”

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January 8, 2015

Gabrielle Giffords ’93: “She is a hero”

On the four year anniversary of the Tuscon, Arizona shooting that injured Gabrielle Giffords ’93 and took the lives of six others, President Barack Obama met with the Scripps College alumna and said plainly: “she is a hero.”

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May 29, 2014

Rave review for alumna Nonie Creme’s Commencement speech writer Randye Hoder and parent of a 2014 Scripps graduate was skeptical of the college’s selection of alumna Nonie Creme ’94 as the Commencement speaker going in, but coming out she called the speech “one of the best addesses” she ever heard or read.

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April 9, 2014

Fatima Elkabti ’09 works to combat blindness in Libya

A recent article from the UC Berkeley NewsCenter highlights Fatima Elkabti ’09, whose cutting-edge medical project will combat diabetes-related blindness in Libya.

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March 27, 2014

Merodie Hancock ’87 Inaugurated Fourth President of SUNY Empire State College

Another notable Scripps College alumna made history. On March 27, Merodie Hancock ’87 was inaugurated as the first female president of SUNY Empire State College.

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February 12, 2014

Scripps College Announces 2014 Commencement Speaker: Global Entrepreneur Nonie Creme

Scripps College President Lori Bettison-Varga today announced that the College’s 2014 Commencement speaker is alumna Nonie Creme, a global entrepreneur who helped found Butter London, one of the world’s leading beauty product brands.

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September 21, 2013

Scripps College Honors Alumna and Former U.S. Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords

Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords ’93 was honored today at Scripps College by being the third recipient of the Ellen Browning Scripps Medal, the College’s highest level of recognition.

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