Among our wonderful alums, we would like to congratulate:
* Megan Kennedy started her new job as Campaign Management Analyst with LexisNexis at Dayton, Ohio.
* Sulekha Prasad has been accepted to participate in a six-month paid internship program at Kudumbashree, a poverty reduction program in Kerala, India.
* Neha Kagal was accepted to the PhD program in Development Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in London. It is a three year program and she began in September 2012. She received a three-year scholarship and is studying with Professor Naila Kabeer as her advisor.
* Jessica Valenti- called one of the Top 100 Inspiring Women in the world by The Guardian- has authored three books: Full Frontal Feminism: A Young Woman’s Guide to Why Feminism Matters, He’s a Stud, She’s a Slut…and 49 Other Double Standards Every Woman Should Know, and The Purity Myth: How America’s Obsession with Virginity is Hurting Young Women which has been made into a documentary by the Media Education Foundation. She is the editor of the anthology Yes Means Yes: Visions of Female Sexual Power and a World Without Rape, which was named one of Publishers Weekly‘s Top 100 Books of 2009. Jessica is also the founder of Feministing.com, which Columbia Journalism Review calls “head and shoulders above almost any writing on women’s issues in mainstream media.” Her writing has appeared in The Washington Post, The Nation, The Guardian (UK), The American Prospect, Ms. magazine, Salon, and Bitch magazine. She has won a Choice USA Generation award and the 2011 Hillman Journalism Prize for her work with Feministing. She has appeared on The Colbert Report and the Today show, among others and was profiled in The New York Times Magazine under the headline “Fourth Wave Feminism.”