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2016/11 Margaret McKean on the Sunflower Initiative

Margaret McKean on the Sunflower Initiative November 15, 2016Dear Friend of Women’s Colleges: The Scholarship Committee of The Sunflower Initiative eagerly reads applications from the many talented young women who ask for assistance to attend the women’s college of their choice. They are ambitious and already accomplished. They are also kind, generous, and idealistic. We […]

2016/09 The Sunflower Initiative Quarterly

The Sunflower Initiative Quarterly Autumn 2016 Ilse Meiler Goes to Smith As we were assembling articles for the fall newsletter, an email arrived from our newest scholar, Ilse Meiler, with photographs of her first days at Smith and this note: “I wanted to thank you again for helping me reach for my dreams to attend Smith, especially […]

2016/06 The Sunflower Initiative Quarterly

     June 2016 Meet Ilse Meiler  2016 Harriet Fitzgerald Scholarship Recipient  Ilse Meiler, from  Colorado, is the 2016 recipient of the Sunflower Initiative’s scholarship, awarded annually to a qualified student who chooses to attend a woman’s college. The competition is stiff, the applicants extremely well qualified, their breadth international in scope.  Ilse first gained the […]

2016/02 The Sunflower Initiative Quarterly

        February 2016 Carol Littleton, Film Editor On  February 29, Carol Littleton received the Career Achievement Award for Film Editing from the American Cinema Editors (ACE) in Los Angeles.  Carol graduated from a two-year woman’s institution, Cottey College, and although she went on to earn both  bachelor’s and master’s degrees in French […]

2015/09 The Sunflower Initiative Quarterly

   The Sunflower Initiative’s September 2015 newsletter   September 2015 Summer 2015: Travels to the Middle East by Marley Forest Marley Forest is The Sunflower Initiative’s third Harriet Fitzgerald Scholarship recipient.  She is in her second year at Wellesley.  The picture above was taken in Petra, Jordan. After I left Seeds of Peace International Camp […]