A speech written and delivered by Camille Lipford Seals ’02 What does it mean to be a notable woman? Merriam-Webster’s dictionary defines the term ‘notable’ as worthy of note, remarkable, distinguished, prominent. When considered together, these words are about leaving a legacy. Contributing to the world in such a way as to be remembered respected… Read More Becoming notable women of tomorrow
Authored by Simran Patwa ’19 When I opened my email inbox, my screen was flashing with the word “Congrats.” I was elated to find that GROW — Hathaway Brown’s Middle and Upper School student-run foundation — made its 50th microloan through Kiva. Kiva is a nonprofit organization with a mission to “connect people through lending… Read More GROW empowers women with microloans
Authored by Jane Berick ’19 Meet Women’s History maker, Marsai Martin. You may recognize her as Diane Johnson from ABC’s Black-ish, where she simultaneously masterminds plans and schemes while weirding out her family. In my opinion, she truly shined in the 10th episode of season five, called “Black Like Us”, which unpacks a serious conversation… Read More Women’s History Maker: Marsai Martin
Authored by First Grade Teacher Alaina McCourt “What are some gender stereotypes that you know about?” I ask my First Graders “Stereotypes?” they ask. “You know, what are some of the ways that you think people of different genders “should” be or act?” Pretty quickly, we filled up a long list of things boys do… Read More Things girls do…
In eighth-grade English, Hathaway Brown students were asked to write a thank you letter to someone who affected their lives in a positive way — someone who they wouldn’t normally consider thanking. Kiran Hebert ’23 wrote the following letter to the five women who founded HB. Dear Grace Fay Hooker, Carrie M. Smith, Clara M. Lyon, Dolly… Read More To our founders, thank you!
Authored by Head of School Fran Bisselle Living leadership is different from studying it. Leadership in action looks like rolling up your sleeves to get things done. It’s about solving problems, not being a part of them. It’s about humility, and not seeking credit. It’s about being a part of something larger than oneself. It’s… Read More March is Women’s History Month – Help Us Celebrate!
As a girls school with a history of more than 140 years of educating and empowering young women, Hathaway Brown School is celebrating #WomensHistoryMonth with content featuring the voices of women from the HB community and beyond. Follow us all March long on each of our social media platforms or follow the hashtag #HBCelebratesWomen.