With Compassion for Immigrant and Refugee Populations, Sajila Kanwal ’22 Lays the Groundwork for a Career in Public Health
In January 2022, Sajila Kanwal ’22 will begin an internship with Ipas, a nonprofit organization that promotes initiatives around the world to increase women’s ability to exercise their sexual and reproductive rights. She’s applying to graduate school public health programs and is “definitely looking forward to seeing what the future brings for me in terms of opportunities and options. I’m open to everything that interests me and see the best in each possibility.”
As a Stanford University Innovation Fellow, Zahin Mahbuba ’22 Hopes to Impact Hollins and Beyond for Years to Come
Zahin Mahbuba ’22 is passionate about becoming a force for building experiential and entrepreneurial learning in the educational programs of developing nations. This academic year, the international studies major and economics minor from Bangladesh is participating in a Stanford University program that she hopes will help her in establishing a basis for achieving that goal, while at the same time promoting initiatives for students at Hollins.
“Don’t Be Afraid of the Word ‘No’”: Students Gain Insight and Encouragement at 10th Annual C3
The 10th annual Career Connection Conference (C3) welcomed Hollins alumnae/i from across the country to showcase the lifelong power of a liberal arts education, share their insights on life and work, and help students connect to others in their networks.
Sullivan Foundation Workshop Encourages First-Year Students to Embrace “Head, Heart, Hustle”
Students in Hollins’ first-year seminar “Sustainability and Social Innovation” recently received inspiration and a blueprint on how to start finding their purpose as social entrepreneurs through “Head, Heart, Hustle,” an interactive workshop presented by the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Foundation.
M.A.T.L. Grad Makes Rewarding Career Switch from the Newsroom to the Classroom
Erin Edmonds successfully made the transition from broadcast journalist to high school English teacher, thanks in part to Hollins’ Master of Arts in Teaching and Learning program.
Hollins Receives CIC Grant to Support “Partners in Purpose” Project
Hollins is welcoming a $10,000 Network for Vocation in Undergraduate Education (NetVUE) Professional Development Award for activities that strengthen vocational exploration programming for students.
Through Remote Internships, Students Get Valuable Career Experience While Observing Pandemic Protocols
During January Short Term, Hollins’ Center for Career Development and Life Design teamed up with alumnae and nearly 30 organizations and enabled students to safely and successfully complete an internship while mitigating the spread of COVID-19.
“Prelude to C3: A Virtual Conference” Connects Students With the Green And Gold Network
Mindful of COVID-19 protocols, Hollins alumnae/i this fall are employing a different way of conveying the lifelong power of a liberal arts education to current students by taking the annual Career Connection Conference (C3) online, September 28 – October 3.
Accessing Our Network: One of Hollins’ Greatest Strengths
Alex Lesniak ’20 shares how the experience she acquired and connections she made as a Hollins undergraduate led shortly after graduation to a rewarding opportunity with the American Institutes for Research.
Rosie Wong ’22 Embraces Grass-Roots Activism During Peace Boat US Internship
“I wasn’t just an individual working for Peace Boat US,” Wong explained. “I was actually a representative of the organization, which cultivated a greater sense of responsibility in me. I felt this honor whenever I wrote, talked, or even walked on the street.”
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