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After some 50 years of coeducation, the women of Princeton University have roared to the forefront of just about every walk of life. From the Supreme Court to the U.S. Congress; from operating rooms and newsrooms to boardrooms and classrooms; from laboratories, war zones and trading floors to stages, startups and writing desks — Princeton women have penetrating views on things that matter. These are change-makers in the service of humanity.

She Roars Princeton University

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After some 50 years of coeducation, the women of Princeton University have roared to the forefront of just about every walk of life. From the Supreme Court to the U.S. Congress; from operating rooms and newsrooms to boardrooms and classrooms; from laboratories, war zones and trading floors to stages, startups and writing desks — Princeton women have penetrating views on things that matter. These are change-makers in the service of humanity.

    ‘We Roar’: A new Princeton University podcast about coronavirus (COVID-19) and our community

    ‘We Roar’: A new Princeton University podcast about coronavirus (COVID-19) and our community

    Princeton is joining other universities around the world by responding to coronavirus in striking and innovative ways. From new, pandemic-related research to solutions-driven engineering; from philosophical and social inquiry to digital adaptations, student support, community service, entrepreneurialism and more — the greater Princeton community is doubling down on our core mission and strengthening our bonds. … Continue reading "‘We Roar’: A new Princeton University podcast about coronavirus (COVID-19) and our community"

    • 1 min
    Emily Mann: On 30 years of ‘making trouble’ in America’s theater world

    Emily Mann: On 30 years of ‘making trouble’ in America’s theater world

    Celebrated playwright and theater director Emily Mann was raised, if not born, to “make trouble.” Growing up on the South Side of Chicago during the height of the civil rights movement, she decided at an early age that theater was her best tool for effecting change. Her stage career blossomed in step with the feminist … Continue reading "Emily Mann: On 30 years of ‘making trouble’ in America’s theater world"

    • 33 min
    Catherine Riihimaki: On her new environmental podcast called ‘All for Earth’

    Catherine Riihimaki: On her new environmental podcast called ‘All for Earth’

    Catherine Riihimaki knows her way around environmental issues. She’s a geoscientist and a science communications expert with the Princeton Council on Science and Technology. From that perch, she works with colleagues across the University to help educate a STEM-literate society through formal and informal experiences. Her newest channel is “All for Earth” – a podcast … Continue reading "Catherine Riihimaki: On her new environmental podcast called ‘All for Earth’"

    • 30 min
    Maribel Hernandez Rivera: On immigration

    Maribel Hernandez Rivera: On immigration

    Maribel Hernandez Rivera, a graduate alumna from 2010, reflects on her childhood experience as an undocumented immigrant and now champion of immigrant rights. She attributes her personal success — measured in scholarships from Phillips Exeter Academy, Harvard, Princeton and NYU — to extraordinary luck and exceptional mentors. Maribel has deployed her education towards improving immigration … Continue reading "Maribel Hernandez Rivera: On immigration"

    • 27 min
    Jo Dunkley: On studying the origins of the universe — and sharing her love of space with the public

    Jo Dunkley: On studying the origins of the universe — and sharing her love of space with the public

    Jo first came to Princeton as a postdoc in 2006, when she worked on data from the Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe (WMAP), a space telescope that took the universe’s earliest baby pictures. When she ran her code on that data, she was briefly the only person in the world to know the precise age of … Continue reading "Jo Dunkley: On studying the origins of the universe — and sharing her love of space with the public"

    • 32 min
    Wendy Kopp: On 30 years of educational disruption

    Wendy Kopp: On 30 years of educational disruption

    Wendy Kopp, Class of 1989, was a groundbreaking social entrepreneur long before the term was invented. She conceptualized Teach for America as part of her senior thesis and founded the organization shortly after graduation. It is based a single big idea: the most promising future leaders coming out of college could have profound social impact … Continue reading "Wendy Kopp: On 30 years of educational disruption"

    • 30 min

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