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2018/12 News from the Sunflower Initiative

December 2018 It’s Not Too Late If you have not already done so, it’s not too late to make a tax-deductible contribution to The Sunflower Initiative. Your support is vital for our continuing scholarships for young women attending women’s colleges. You may contribute by sending a check to The Sunflower Initiative, P.O. Box 378, Bedford, […]

2018/09 The Sunflower Initiative Quarterly

September 2018 L to R: Jane Herb Rinden, Martha Hildenbrand Scott, and Nahid Hamzei enjoying tea in Saint-Malo, France. Endings and Beginnings We begin our newsletter with the sad news of the loss of a key member of the TSI team and the welcome of a new Board member. Jane Herb Rinden (R-MWC ’62), who […]

2018/09 TSI sends best wishes to all in Hurricane Florence’s path

Because of inclement weather, our September newsletter will be somewhat delayed.           Because of inclement weather, our September newsletter will appear later in the month than usual. In the meantime, the Sunflower Initiative’s Board hopes that all the members of the Initiative will be able to stay safe, dry and well.  […]

2018/06 The Sunflower Initiative Quarterly

    June 2018   Meet Ariana Carranza   Our 2018 Fitzgerald Scholar We are pleased to introduce Ariana Carranza of Palo Alto, California, who will attend Barnard College as the 2018 Harriet Fitzgerald Scholar.  Ariana emigrated with her parents from Peru when she was nine. She is a first-generation college student and is now […]

2018/02 The Sunflower Initiative Quarterly

    February, 2018 In this issue, we share with you a tribute to Nora Kizer Bell ’62 written by her classmate Perry Carter Craven. Nora was an outspoken advocate for women’s colleges in both her research and her career.  Our first Fitzgerald Scholar, Aastha Sharma, graduated summa cum laude from Wesleyan College, where Nora […]