An alumnae career panel brought seven alumnae to campus to discuss their respective professions and to offer upper school students advice on how to choose a career. The participating alumnae were (l- r) Alex Wexler ’06, The Wall Street Journal; Schuyler Alsop ’01, New York Presbyterian Hospital; Andrea Barzvi ’91, ICM Partners; Petula Gordon Lucey ’88, Tishman Speyer; Dena Warren Leister ’87, 92nd Street Y; Marie-Ann Ewig ’86, Central Park Conservancy; Christina Wayne ’86, Cineflix Studios.
Ada Gates Patton, a member of the Class of 1963, is the first and only woman journeyman farrier of thoroughbred horses in the nation. She inspects the shoes of every horse taking part in the Rose Parade every year and now is busy preparing for the horses’ five-mile journey on January 1st. She recently was inducted into the American Farriers Hall of Fame. Click here to read the feature article about her in the Long Beach Press-Telegram.
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