Notable Scripps Alumnae

Emily Schuman ’05

Alumnae pursue careers in a wide variety of fields including, art, science, medicine, business, finance, teaching, research, journalism, law, music, and psychology. Notable Scripps women include:

Name Description Year Graduated
Sydney Freggiaro molecular biologist and dance choreographer 2009
Eli Winkelman founder, Challah for Hunger 2007
Veronica Gledhill senior fashion market editor, New York magazine online 2006
Emily Schuman founder, Cupcakes and Cashmere 2005
Allison Thompkins, PhD Researcher, Mathematica Policy Research 2004
Dr. Thuy Vo Dang archivist for UC Irvine Southeast Asian Archive and Regional History and founder of the Vietnamese American Oral History Project 2001
Mitra Abbaspour associate curator, Museum of Modern Art 1999
Vanessa Lee supervising attorney of the Administrative Law Advocacy Group at Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County 1998
Anna Ekindjian Edwards executive director of corporate relations for the Chicago Council on Global Affairs 1998
China Chow actor 1997
Serena Altschul broadcast journalist for MTV News, CNN, and CBS 1996
Christina Luke senior lecturer at Boston University 1995
Nonie Creme founder, Butter London cosmetics company 1994
Michelle Maltais editorial broadcast manager for the Los Angeles Times 1994
Gabrielle Giffords former U.S. congresswoman (D-AZ) 1993
Gen Anderson television host 1991
Hannah Patterson Nyala author of the highly-acclaimed book,Point Last Seen: A Woman Tracker's Story of Domestic Violence and Personal Triumph 1991
Merodie Hancock President at SUNY 1987
Karen Tse founder and CEO of International Bridges to Justice 1986
Johanna Greenberg veterinarian and artist; first person in a wheelchair to go to vet school 1985
Cornelia "Connie" Butler former curator at Los Angeles' MOCA; curator of drawings at New York's Museum of Modern Art 1984
Linda Himelstein former writer and editor for BusinessWeek magazine; author of The King of Vodka: The Story of Pyotr Smirnov and the Upheaval of an Empire 1984
Andrea Jarrell communication strategist and brand storyteller 1984
Elizabeth Turk artist; MacArthur "Genius" Fellow 1983
Marsha Genensky former Anonymous 4 musician 1980
Alison Saar artist 1978
Beth Nolan former White House Chief Counsel 1973
Michelle Huneven author 1973
Barbara Arnwine civil rights lawyer and president of Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law 1973
Hannah-Beth Jackson California state senator, District 19 1971
Molly Ivins nationally syndicated newspaper columnist and author of Molly Ivins Can't Say That, Can She?, and Nothin' But Good Times Ahead 1966
Ruth Owades entrepreneur and founder of Gardener's Eden and Calyx & Callisto 1966
Nancy Cook Aldrich physicist and engineer 1966
Tanya Cherry Tull humanitarian; founder of Para Los Niños, Beyond Shelter, and A Community of Friends; co-founder of L.A. Family Housing Corporation 1964
Suzanne Muchnic art critic 1962
Rosemary Radford Ruether theologian 1958
Natasha Chapro Josefowitz author 1948