Strong Stories: alumnae

Learning by Observing

Learning by Observing

When Katie Brinson, ’15, enrolled at Meredith, she knew she wanted to pursue a career in the medical field. She declared a major in chemistry and a minor in biology and set out to find which career would be right for her. By assessing her strengths – she thrives when interacting with and helping others – Katie...

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A Second Chance for an Education

A Second Chance for an Education

As a student at a large state university, Cas Roberts, ’12, was once told “College isn’t for everyone.” After she was accepted to Meredith College as an adult student, she realized her issue with college was not the content, but the delivery.

“Men and women learn and engage in the...

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N.C. Principal of the Year

N.C. Principal of the Year

Meredith alumna Carrie Swart Tulbert, '01, principal of Mooresville Middle School, was named the 2014 Wells Fargo North Carolina Principal of the Year during a luncheon ceremony held on May 1, 2014. She was selected from among eight regional finalists following interviews and on-site visits by a statewide selection committee.

Carrie earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English (with...

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Strong Alumnae | Zeenat Razvi

Strong Alumnae | Zeenat Razvi

Zeenat Razvi, ’13, has been awarded a 2014 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship – the oldest graduate fellowship of its kind in the country, and one of the most prestigious.

Razvi’s award places her among impressive company. Past fellows include numerous Nobel Prize winners, Google founder Sergey Brin, and Freakonomics co-author Steven Levitt.

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What Makes a Strong Leader

What Makes a Strong Leader

As executive director of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Franklin County (Mass.), Danielle Letourneau-Therrien, ’00, is willing to roll up her sleeves and do what needs to be done. She believes that’s what makes a good leader.

“We can’t all just sit around being big picture thinkers, we have to get things...

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Alumna Travels the World

Alumna Travels the World

By nature, Nicole Fernandez is exceptionally organized and detailed-oriented – strengths she refined at Meredith and that are essential in her work today as a consultant for a highly-customized, conservation-focused travel company. 

Growing up overseas had a huge impact on Nicole’s life. As the daughter of Cuban-born parents, she was brought up living and...

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Developing Leaders

Developing Leaders

Women’s colleges produce leaders. That’s why so many graduates of women’s colleges are the ones to break barriers. And Meredith is no exception to that rule. In fact, many of our alumnae are out in the world, cracking the glass ceiling. Some of Meredith’s firsts include Betsy Lane Cochrane, ’58<...

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