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Alumnae Blog

In a vibrant network of over 3,500 talented women, a Lincoln alumna is always up to something fascinating. Each of their stories teaches us more about what it means to be a Lincoln girl in today’s world—here's what we’ve learned…

This Just In: Research Shows Girls-School Grads Have a Definitive Edge

New research shows what we've long known—graduates of all-girls schools have a definitive edge over their coeducated peers. This week, the Higher Education Research Institute (HERI) at the University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA) released the results of a study that shows statistically significant advantages for girls’ school graduates as they enter university

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From The Lincoln Magazine: Hare Raiser–Resurrecting the Untold Story of The Velveteen Rabbit

Learn how Laurel Davis Huber ’69’s favorite childhood book–given to her by a Lincoln School teacher–sparked an investigation that led to her first published novel, The Velveteen Daughter

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Expert Opinion: Author and Doctor Siddhartha Mukherjee, MD Spoke to a Crowd of 600+

Siddhartha Mukherjee, MD, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer, one of TIME’s All-Time Top 100 Nonfiction Books, and the New York Times #1 bestseller The Gene: An Intimate History, spoke to a rapt crowd at Lincoln School on October 18.

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Introducing the Lincoln School Strategic Advisory Board

As a local and national leader in all-girls education, we thrilled to announce the formation of the Lincoln School Strategic Advisory Board! The board is comprised of national and international thought leaders, experts, and innovators from business, academia, and government who provide advice and counsel to Head of School Suzanne Fogarty and school leadership.

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Five Times Siddhartha Mukherjee Blew Our Minds: Words from the 2018 AAB ’89 Speaker that Will Make You Think

Digging into either of Dr. Mukherjee’s works provides an opportunity for understanding, a chance to confront science’s mysteries armed with the knowledge that comes from his years of research and work in the field of oncology. His reflections will always make you think, but sometimes, they will truly blow your mind. Here are a few of our favorites.

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Set Your DVR for Spring of 2020: The Gene, An Intimate History

Have you ever wondered what you’re made of? Siddhartha Mukherjee, MD, has, and it’s the guiding question behind his latest book, The Gene: An Intimate History. This work from the groundbreaking doctor, writer, and researcher who will be speaking at Lincoln on October 18, is being made into a three-hour documentary series on PBS that will debut in the Spring of 2020.

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Bridging the Gap: Two Class of 2018 Graduates Make Their Mark

At Lincoln School, we believe in bold minds that forge their own paths. Two such minds are members of the Class of 2018, Portia Gaitskell and Lynn Villarica, who have big plans to thrive at prestigious schools after Lincoln, but not before taking some time to make their mark on far corners of the world.

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Mom-entous Occasion: #momlife Group Launches on Lincoln Connect!

This Mother's Day, we want to give a big shout-out to all the moms in the Lincoln community! Whether you are one, have one, or are missing one, this Mother's Day we recognize and thank all the mothers out there for all they are and all they do to enrich our lives.

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Investing in Women: Marney Cumming McCabe ’90 on Connecting Females in Finance

Marney Cumming McCabe ’90 believes that women are the future of finance. As the senior vice president and head of Securities Lending Relationship Management for the Americas at Brown Brothers Harriman in Boston, she has spent the last 18 years in a traditionally male-dominated field.

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Style Maven: Stefanie Casinelli Taylor ’97 Launches ZAXIE

Stefanie Casinelli Taylor ’97, longtime owner and president of Gennaro, a Rhode Island-based family jewelry company, recently launched her own accessory brand, ZAXIE by Stefanie Taylor. Learn more about her philosophy of women's empowerment, and her committment to allowing each and every woman wherever she is to find her beautiful.

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Five Quick Steps to Join Lincoln Connect (And One New Mobile App!)

Interested in joining Lincoln Connect, but haven't signed up just yet? Lucky for you, it's now easier than ever! Now you can make the same great career moves, reconnect with past classmates, and learn the latest from our vibrant alumnae community on the go with the Lincoln Connect mobile app.  

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Lincoln Lasts a Lifetime: Preparing Our Girls for the World, and the World for Our Girls

There is an abundance of fabulous schools in Providence and in Rhode Island, but what we are doing here cannot happen anywhere else: At Lincoln, girls come first. Find out all the ways that makes a difference that lasts a lifetime. 

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Lincoln Connection: Whitney Doherty '86 and Alana Esposito '03 Convene in NYC

Lincoln Connect, our new alumnae online community, has already seen a number of success stories since its launch. One of them was highlighted by Whitney Doherty, an early adapter of the digital alumnae home, and co-founder at Drive Thru Strategies.

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Lessons From My Lincoln Days: Unapologetically Terza Lima-Neves '95, Ph.D.

This International Women's Day, Middle and Upper School students were treated to a talk by Terza Lima-Neves '95, Ph.D., a Kriola, mommy-scholar, professor of political science at Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, North Carolina, and a proud Lincoln girl. 

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Lincoln's Helena Foulkes '82 Spearheads CVS Ban on Photoshopped Beauty Ads

Alumna Helena Buonanno Foulkes '82, the president of CVS Pharmacy and executive vice president of CVS Health, is at the helm of a groundbreaking decision to no longer use digitally altered images in their in-store or print advertising. 

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Murray Family Donates $1 Million to Lincoln School

Lincoln School is thrilled to announce a $1 million commitment from the Murray Family Charitable Foundation. This contribution is the latest in the family's longstanding history of dedication to Lincoln School and a tribute to the three generations of Murray women who have graduated from the school.

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To the Four: Katie Faulkner '83 Architecture Firm Tops Best-of List

Once again topping Architect Magazine's Top 50 Firms chart, NADAAA took home fourth place this year. Katie Faulkner '83, founder and principal of NADAAA, is no stranger to being at the top of this list—this is the 5th year the firm has been ranked one of the best. 

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Confidence By Design: Spotlight on Katherine Faulkner '83

The walls of NADAAA, the award-winning Boston architecture and urban design firm, are disarmingly neutral, the monochromatic loft giving the impression of being a living, breathing blank canvas. Those walls encompass a hive of activity; NADAAA is a busy place, and the fruits of its labor surround the designers, architects, project managers, technicians, and behind-the-scenes people, as if to say, “Keep going; just look at what you’ve already done.” Small-scale models of soon-to-be landmarks grow out of glass-enclosed tables. Photographic patchworks of past and future projects cluster together on the walls, complemented by jutting 3D prototypes below, all of them physical manifestations of the art of progress.

The result is stunning. And one of the forces behind it all is Katie Faulkner ’83.

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Independent Study Spotlight: Girls and Social Media Documentary

What do you do when you realize that social media might be making your generation antisocial? If you’re Meredith Sullivan ’17, you put down your phone and pick up a video camera.

One of the first 11 girls to complete the new Independent Study Program at Lincoln, a yearlong, self-directed course on a subject that inspires them, Sullivan chose to shine a spotlight on the effects that imagery and language in social media have on girls and young women.

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