Five-decades of pioneering women MIT alumnae gathered on the weekend of October 5-6, 2013 to rejoice and celebrate their special experiences as residents of McCormick Hall. This all-female dormitory was the first of its kind at MIT, and remains a highly popular choice for current undergraduates.
Take a moment to watch the many events, alumnae and memories of the celebration: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-MDPcPSOAiM
The weekend consisted of brunch in our dining hall, memory room tours, activities for children and young adults on campus, a popular Through the Decades Symposium featuring prominent alumni of McCormick (noted below), and finally a reception and dinner with guest speakers and performances. Click here to view our photo gallery from the weekend, and click here to view the celebration’s program booklet!
Moderator: Karen Arenson ’70, retired New York Times journalist,
Former President of the MIT Association of Alumni and Alumnae and former member of the MIT Corporation
1st Decade: Barbara Gilchrest ’67, Chair Emeritus, Dept of Dermatology, BU School of Medicine
Former member of MIT Corporation
2nd Decade: Pat Callahan ’75, Executive VP, Wells Fargo Bank
Incoming member of the MIT Corporation
3rd Decade: Chiquita White ’85, Proctor and Gamble
Past President of the MIT Association of Alumni and Alumnae
4th Decade: Monisha Merchant ’99, Senior Advisor to Senator Michael Bennet
5th Decade: Jasmina Aganovic ’09, chemical engineer and entrepreneur
CEO, Bona Clara
Current: Henna Jethani, ’14, Aeronautics and Astronautics
McCormick Hall President, 2013