alumnae

alumnae

Illustrations by Hanna Barczyk

Photos by Dorothy Hong
Top row, from left: Free Mondesire ’03, Haratia Trahan ’74, Alicia Simba ’19, Marcia Sells ’81, Deborah Thornhill ’75. Bottom row, from left: Stacey Cumberbatch ’83, Dolores “Mercedes” Franklin ’70, Daena Reynolds ’16, Frances Sadler ’72

In a ceremony honoring Dr. Mabel Lee 1916, the United States Postal Service dedicated Manhattan's Chinatown Post Office on December 3, 2018, in New York City. Lee was a prominent Chinese-American advocate for women's suffrage in the United States, a member of the Women's Political Equality League, and the head of the First Chinese Baptist Church in New York's Chinatown.