Mount Holyoke Shakti 2018 is here!

Four years ago, my friend, Viji Pastala who runs Under the Mango Tree got in touch about a new program that our alma mater, Mount Holyoke was considering.  It was called “Shakti” and the idea was to get young high school girl students for a weekend of engagement with amazing women leaders.  That was when…

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Women’s Colleges

LEISURE» THE GOOD LIFE Why your girl should go to a women’s college Making a case for women’s colleges as an option for young women Shoba Narayan George Bernard Shaw knew what he was talking about. “Youth is wasted on the young.” Our college years exert a long shadow, recognized only in adulthood. I studied…

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Women’s colleges

Inspired by the visit of Sonya Stephens of Mount Holyoke, I began thinking about women’s colleges. An all-women’s college changed my life Shoba Narayan November 29, 2014 Updated: November 29, 2014 05:48 PM Those involved in higher education – and I say this as the daughter of a college professor – sometimes forget just what…

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