Alumnae

Alumnae

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.

Sigrid Nunez ’72 won the 2018 National Book Award for fiction for her novel The Friend.

A look back at Barnard alumnae who ran for elected office in 2018.