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Girton150 celebration in New York

GIRTON150 CELEBRATION IN NEW YORK

We were delighted to welcome alumni from across North America for a special 150 Anniversary event in New York to kick off our international celebrations.

The symposium ‘Empowering Excellence’ included contributions from some of our stellar US alumni as well as contributions from the Heads of 4 of the “Seven Sisters” – the seven liberal arts colleges in the North East of the US, which like Girton, were founded for women. There was a lively and interactive debate, followed by a drinks reception and the opportunity to catch up with old friends and make new acquaintances.

Read an introduction by the Mistress of Girton College, Professor Susan J Smith here.

Video footage from the first and second panel session is available below:

Panel 1

Panel 2