Check out our lineup of dynamic

alumnae panelists, speakers, and moderators!



Emily Abernathy
Emily Abernathy-Jones '95

Emily Abernathy-Jones currently serves as speechwriter and executive communications manager for the Global Business Group at Meta. Prior to joining Meta, Abernathy-Jones served on Michael Bloomberg’s 2020 presidential campaign. Before that, she spent five years at the Clinton Foundation managing speechwriting and correspondence for President Clinton and his daughter, Chelsea. Outside of work, she is the mother of two daughters (including a member of the Class of ’25), religiously clears time on her calendar to row, and is a member of the board of directors of Mission Rowing in Santa Barbara, California.

Geeta Anand
Geeta Anand '89

Geeta Anand is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author who serves as dean and professor at Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. Her stories on corporate corruption won the Wall Street Journal a Pulitzer Prize in 2002. Her nonfiction book, The Cure, about a dad’s fight to save his kids by starting a biotech company to make a medicine for their untreatable illness, was made into the Harrison Ford movie Extraordinary Measures in 2010. A journalist for 27 years, Anand’s career began at the Cape Cod News, then the Rutland Herald in Vermont, before she served as City Hall bureau chief for the Boston Globe. She then spent 17 years as a reporter and senior writer for the Wall Street Journal. She also served as a foreign correspondent in India for the Journal as well as The New York Times.

Jennifer Avellino
Jennifer Avellino ’89

Jennifer Avellino spent two decades at CNN in New York and Washington covering politics, presidential campaigns, and the media, while producing many of the network’s political talk shows including Reliable SourcesCrossfireEvans & NovakLate Edition, and Inside Politics Weekend with Wolf Blitzer. In recent years, she has served as President of the Dartmouth Alumni Council and chair of the Council’s Nominating and Alumni Trustee Search Committee. She also served on the board of the Dartmouth Alumni Magazine, and as class secretary and two-time reunion chair for the Class of 1989. As an undergraduate, Avellino was the News Director at WDCR/FRD, Dartmouth Broadcasting, and she is currently the Coeducation Commemoration Chair and hosts the College’s 50 for 50 Storytelling Podcast.

Anne Bagamery
Anne Bagamery '78

Anne Bagamery is a journalist based in Paris. She grew up in the Detroit suburbs and  was the first female editor-in-chief of The Dartmouth. A former senior editor of the late, lamented International Herald Tribune in Paris, her work has appeared in Forbes, Institutional Investor, Savvy, WorthThe International New York Times,, The American Lawyer, and Persuasion. She currently is the European correspondent for International.

Emily Bakemeier
Emily Bakemeier ’82

Emily Bakemeier serves as vice provost for arts and faculty affairs at Yale University. Bakemeier is a member of the Divinity School Dean’s Advisory Council, and she is member of the Board of Trustees of the Berkeley Divinity School at Yale. An active volunteer for Dartmouth since her graduation, Bakemeier has held several roles including the first secretary of her class following graduation, an alumni interviewer, president of the Alumni Council, and most recently as a member of the Board of Trustees, during which she was the trustee representative to the Hood Museum Advisory Board. 

Alexandra Barnett
Alexandra Barnett '07

Alex Barnett is a partner at Alston & Bird LLP in Atlanta where she represents employers in a wide variety of labor and employment matters. She was selected to the Georgia Super Lawyers “Rising Star” list for five consecutive years. In 2022, Law360 recognized Barnett as a “Rising Star,” and the Daily Report recognized her on its “On the Rise” list. Barnett currently serves as president-elect of the Dartmouth Alumni Council. She graduated from Dartmouth magna cum laude and earned her law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law.

wendy becker
Wendy Becker '87

Wendy Becker serves as chairperson of Logitech International SA. She is also a non-executive director and Compensation Committee chair of Sony Corporation, Oxford Nanopore Technologies, and Oxford University Press. Becker chairs the British Heart Foundation and is a trustee of the University of Oxford. Previously, she served on the boards of Whitbread plc, Great Portland Estates, Ocado, the National Health Service of England, Cancer Research UK, the Prince’s Trust, and the Design Museum of London.

Esi Eggleston Bracey
Esi Eggleston Bracey '91

Esi Bracey is a transformational business executive with decades of experience in general management, brand-building, and marketing leadership. She currently leads the Beauty and Personal Care portfolio for Unilever North America, which includes responsibility for brands such as Dove, TRESemmé, Suave, Vaseline, Degree, Axe, and Shea Moisture. Previously, Bracey led CoverGirl’s work to diversify the face of beauty with talent like Queen Latifah, Pink, Ellen, and Janelle Monae. Recently, she cofounded CauseWeCare to help safeguard communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Connie Britton
Connie Britton '89

Four-time Emmy Award-nominated Connie Britton starred in and executive produced the first season of Bravo's scripted anthology series Dirty John, which earned her a Golden Globe and Critics' Choice nomination.

Ms. Britton is best known for her Emmy Award-nominated starring roles on Nashville and Friday Night Lights. Her role on Nashville also earned her a Golden Globe nomination. She received another Emmy Award nomination for her role in the first installment of American Horror Story. Additional television credits include: 9-1-1American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. SimpsonSpin City24, and The West Wing. Her recent films include: Luckiest Girl AliveThe Mustang, Beatriz at DinnerLand of Steady HabitsMe & Earl & the Dying GirlThis Is Where I Leave You, and others. 

Ms. Britton has an A.B. from Dartmouth College. She serves as a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Development Programme, where she raises awareness of UNDP's work in poverty eradication and women's empowerment, advocating to the American and global public.

Susan Dentzer
Susan Dentzer '77 GR'22

Susan Dentzer is president and chief executive officer of America’s Physician Groups, the nonprofit organization representing roughly 350 large physician groups focused on patient-centered, coordinated, and integrated health care. Dentzer previously served as senior policy fellow at the Robert J. Margolis Center for Health Policy, senior policy adviser to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, editor-in-chief of the journal Health Affairs, and on-air health correspondent for the PBS NewsHour. She is an elected member of the National Academy of Medicine and the Council on Foreign Relations. She chairs the board of directors of Research!America and is a director of the International Rescue Committee, a leading global humanitarian organization. Dentzer is a trustee emerita of the College (1993-2004) and chaired the Dartmouth Board of Trustees from 2001 to 2004.

Eileen Donahoe
Eileen Chamberlain Donahoe '81

Eileen Donahoe is Executive Director of the Global Digital Policy Incubator at Stanford University, a collaboration focused on implications of digital technology for democracy and human rights. She served as the first US Ambassador to the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva during the Obama Administration. After leaving government, she was Director of Global Affairs at Human Rights Watch, with a focus on internet governance and digital security.

Dr. Donahoe is a member of the Board of Directors of the National Endowment for Democracy; the World Economic Forum Council on the Future of the Digital Economy; Microsoft’s Human Rights and Technology Advisory Board; and the Freedom Online Coalition Advisory Network. She holds an A.B. from Dartmouth, an M.T.S. from Harvard, a J.D. from Stanford Law School, an M.A. in East Asian Studies from Stanford, and a Ph.D. in Ethics and Social Theory from the GTU in the Cooperative Program with UC Berkeley. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

Tina Dooley-Jones
Celestina Dooley-Jones '82

Tina Dooley-Jones, a retired member of the U.S. Senior Foreign Service, spent more than 27 years with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). During her decades of service, her postings included Zimbabwe, Morocco, Namibia, South Africa, and Kenya. Dooley-Jones became the deputy mission director at USAID/Afghanistan in 2019 and was the first female mission director to USAID/Afghanistan in 2020–2021. She also served as USAID’s senior representative on the Afghanistan Coordination Task Force whose interagency effort supported the evacuation of more than 120,000 people from the country. Dooley-Jones is the recipient of several distinguished, superior and meritorious achievement awards and has been nominated for a 2022 Presidential Rank Award, the highest federal civilian award for “sustained extraordinary accomplishment.”

Rachel Dratch
Rachel Dratch '88

Rachel Dratch is perhaps best known for her seven seasons as a cast member on Saturday Night Live. Her comedy career started at The Second City theater in Chicago, where she was active on the main stage for four years. Her TV credits include King of Queens, 30 Rock, Shameless, and Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, and her film credits include Down with Love, Click, Just Go with It, Wine Country, and the Hallmark movie parody A Clüsterfünke Christmas, which she co-wrote with Ana Gasteyer. In 2022, Dratch made her Broadway debut in POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive, for which she was nominated for a Tony. She also appeared at the Kennedy Center in 2022, playing Big Jule in Guys and Dolls.

Sonya Dyhrman '94

Sonya Dyhrman is a professor of earth and environmental sciences at Columbia University and a fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology. She is a two-time Kavli Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences Frontiers of Science Program; her research is at the forefront of understanding the role ocean microbes play in driving Earth’s biogeochemical cycles and food webs and how a changing climate will influence ocean ecosystem resilience. She is an investigator with the Simons Foundation Collaboration on Ocean Processes and Ecology and a co-PI on the National Science Foundation Center for Chemical Currencies of a Microbial Planet. Dyhrman will be attending UN COP27 to use her work on ocean ecosystem resilience to support the negotiations. She is also a recipient of the U.S. Armed Forces Antarctic Service Medal for her work in the Antarctic Circle.

Erika Flowers
Erika Flowers '12

Erika Flowers cross-country ski raced for Dartmouth, earning recognition as a three-time All-American, and received the 1976 Scholar Athlete Award. She went on to race professionally for six years, competing at the international level and securing several national podiums and World Cup starts. Flowers completed the Tuck Next Step Program in 2021 and currently competes in trail running for The North Face. She also serves as a senior director and partner at Profitable Ideas Exchange, a business development consultancy that helps professional services firms such as Accenture, KPMG, and AWS make new connections and win new work. Flowers is part of the Protect Our Winters Athlete Alliance, an ambassador for the Women’s Sports Foundation, and serves on the board of the National Nordic Foundation.

karen francis-degolia
Karen C. Francis-DeGolia '84

Karen C. Francis serves as Chairman of the Board of Vontier (NYSE: VNT), a global industrial technology company focused on smarter transportation and also serves as Board Chair for CelLink, manufacturer of printed flexible circuits. Karen is a Senior Advisor to private equity firm TPG Global and serves on the Board of Directors for public companies Polestar, TuSimple, Quanergy and private companies Wind River, Nauto, Metawave.  She is widely acknowledged for her success in the automotive industry as General Manager of the $8 billion Oldsmobile Division of General Motors and as VP of Ford Motor Company.  She transitioned to Silicon Valley fifteen years ago and is deeply engaged with emerging automotive technology companies. Her career also included executive positions at Procter & Gamble, Bain & Company, Berol Corporation, and Publicis. Karen also has an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and owns and runs Limerick Lane Cellars, a boutique winery in Sonoma Valley, CA known for old vine zinfandel and rhone varietals. 

ann fromholz
Ann Fromholz '90

Ann Fromholz is president of The Fromholz Firm in Pasadena, California. Her career in employment law has covered investigations into complaints of sexual harassment, discrimination, retaliation, and other workplace misconduct. She also conducts investigations under Title IX for colleges, universities, and K-12 schools. Fromholz works with executives and professionals to negotiate complex employment agreements and compensation packages. She is a member of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers. Fromholz has been selected as a Southern California Super Lawyer since 2014 and has been named a Best Lawyer in America since 2020. In her free time, she works on building up her proficiency in Spanish.

Martha Hill Gaskill
Martha Hill Gaskill '82

In 1977, at 17, Martha Hill lost her leg to bone cancer and 6 months later learned to ski on one ski. In 1983 Martha was named to the US Disabled Ski Team winning numerous national & international medals until she retired in 1988. Highlights include: competing in the 1984 and 1988 Paralympics where she won 2 Silver medals; 1988 Olympic Bronze medalist in Disabled Alpine Skiing, introducing Paralympic skiing to a larger international audience. 2nd overall at the 1986 Disabled World Championships, and 2 time US National Champion.

Martha worked for many years as a motivational speaker, and starred with a young Ben Affleck in the PBS educational TV series, “The Second Voyage of The Mimi,” which was used in school curriculums throughout the US from 1987-2014! Martha was named Sportswoman of Colorado for Alpine Skiing twice, served on US Ski Association Board, and recently was named one of “Dartmouth’s 100 Greatest Athletes of All Time”. Continuing the legacy, Martha’s daughter, Stacy Gaskill, competed in the 2022 Winter Olympics in Snowboardcross finishing 7th.


Tanya Ghani
Tanya Ghani '03

Tanya Ghani is a gender based violence specialist with more than 15 years of experience in the field of gender equality and women’s empowerment. She currently serves as the grants and programme manager for the United Nations Trust Fund to End Violence against Women, overseeing the fund’s global grant-making strategy and managing its $70 million grants portfolio. Ghani joined the United Nations in 2008 and has worked in varying capacities within UN Women,  including a brief assignment as head of UN Women’s sub-office in Rakhine State, Myanmar in 2019. Prior to joining UN Women, Ghani worked in Pakistan for Aahung, an NGO focusing on sexual and reproductive health and rights.

kirsten gillibrand
Kirsten Gillibrand '88

Throughout her time in the Senate, Senator Gillibrand has been a leader in some of the toughest fights in Washington. She led the effort to repeal the "Don't Ask Don't Tell" policy that banned gay people from serving openly in the military; she wrote the STOCK Act, which made it illegal for members of Congress to trade stocks on insider information; and she won the long fight to provide permanent health care and compensation to the 9/11 first responders and community survivors who are sick with diseases caused by the toxins at Ground Zero.

A magna cum laude graduate of Dartmouth College in 1988, Gillibrand went on to receive her law degree from the UCLA School of Law in 1991 and served as a law clerk on the Second Circuit Court of Appeals.

After working as an attorney in New York City for more than a decade, Senator Gillibrand served as Special Counsel to United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) during the Clinton Administration. She then worked as an attorney in Upstate New York before becoming a member of Congress.

Annette Gordon-Reed
Annette Gordon-Reed '81 H'21

Annette Gordon-Reed is the Carl M. Loeb University Professor at Harvard University. She has authored six books and received a Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award for The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family. She was the Harold Vyvyan Harmsworth Visiting Professor of American History at the University of Oxford (Queen’s College) in 2014–15 and was appointed an honorary fellow at Queen’s in 2021. Gordon-Reed has served as president of the Society for Historians of the Early American Republic and is currently president of the Ames Foundation. Her honors include fellowships from the Guggenheim and MacArthur Foundations and the National Humanities Medal. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the American Philosophical Society, and the British Academy.

Becca Heller
Rebecca Heller ’05 H’19

Becca Heller is a human rights lawyer and executive director of the International Refugee Assistance Project. Together with IRAP’s network of legal advocates, Heller works to advance the rights of displaced people through direct legal services, impact litigation, and systemic advocacy. Since cofounding IRAP while in law school in 2008, Heller has pioneered the field of refugee rights, leading IRAP’s response to the 2017 executive order banning foreign nationals from seven predominantly Muslim countries from visiting the United States. She has received numerous awards, including a MacArthur Fellowship and the Charles Bronfman Prize.

janet jakobson
Janet R. Jakobsen ’81

Janet R. Jakobsen is the Claire Tow Professor of Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies and co-director of the Center for Research on Women at Barnard College, Columbia University. Jakobsen’s most recent book is The Sex Obsession: Perversity and Possibility in American Politics, a 2021 finalist for the Lambda Literary Award in LGBTQ Studies. In her service as director of the Barnard Center for Research on Women, she cofounded the journal Scholar & Feminist Online and the New Feminist Solutions series of policy reports. She has served as dean for faculty diversity and development at Barnard and has taught as a visiting professor at Wesleyan University and Harvard University. Before entering the academy, she was a policy analyst and organizer in Washington, D.C.

Sarah Konrad
Sarah Konrad '89

Sarah Konrad is the first American woman to compete in two sports during the same Olympiad, participating in cross country skiing and biathlon in Torino, Italy, in 2006. Konrad was 38 years old at the time, making her the oldest woman representing Team USA. Before her deep dive into international sports, she earned her doctorate in geology from the University of Wyoming, where she currently works managing a science and outreach grants program. She worked for the National Outdoor Leadership School as a field instructor and recently blended her interests in science and outdoor education by creating and leading the Tanzania Research Expedition on Mount Kilimanjaro. Konrad is also an avid trail runner, mountain biker, and printmaker.

Annie Kuster
Ann McLane Kuster '78

U.S. Representative Ann Kuster was first elected to represent New Hampshire’s Second Congressional District in November of 2012. Prior to taking office, she served as a longtime community activist and adoption attorney. Kuster is a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, where she serves on the Health Subcommittee, Energy Subcommittee, and the Oversight & Investigations Subcommittee. She is also a member of the House Agriculture Committee, where she serves on the Nutrition, Oversight, & Department Operations Subcommittee; Commodity Exchanges, Energy, & Credit Subcommittee; and Conservation & Forestry Subcommittee. Before her election to Congress, Kuster maintained a private adoption practice and helped hundreds of New Hampshire families adopt children.

Elizabeth Cahill Lempres '83 Th'84
Elizabeth Cahill Lempres '83 Th'84

Elizabeth ("Liz") Cahill Lempres is a Senior Partner Emeritus of McKinsey & Company, a global management consultancy. During her 28-year tenure, she worked on strategy, organization and performance improvement issues across industries in 20+ countries. She led McKinsey's Global Consumer and Retail practice, the Global Private Equity Practice, was the Managing Partner of the Boston Office and served on McKinsey's Board of Directors. She also led McKinsey's partner election and performance evaluation process globally and its global Women's Initiative.

Ms. Lempres currently serves on the boards of General Mills, Axalta, Traeger and Culligan International. She served on the Thayer School Board of Advisors from 2012-2022.

Ms. Lempres graduated cum laude with an AB in Engineering and earned her BE at the Thayer School. She received her MBA from Harvard Business School where she was designated a Baker Scholar.

Kimberly Marable
Kimberly Marable '05

Kimberly Marable is an actor who starred in the original Broadway production of Hadestown and has appeared in multiple Broadway and touring productions, including The Lion King, The Book of Mormon, Sister Act, Hairspray, and The Wedding Singer. Marable has appeared on the CBS programs FBI and Bull and NPR Music’s Tiny Desk Concert series, and she voices Lorelai in the Netflix anime series Cannon Busters. Marable cofounded Broadway Serves, which provides theater professionals with community service opportunities, serves as the eastern co-chair on the Advisory Committee for the Entertainment Community Fund’s Looking Ahead program, and is a trustee for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

Zola Mashariki

Zola Mashariki ’94

Zola Mashariki joined Audible in 2021 as Head of Audible Studios. In her new role, Mashariki oversees the creation of all original content and manages the entire studio, as-well-as the development and implementation of content strategy. She has been growing the star-studded Audible stories that have been captivating audiences with their audio plays and series. Previously, she spent 15 years at Fox Searchlight Pictures (now Searchlight) where she served as Senior Vice President of Production, working on an array of indie, prestige and international films and acquisitions “Slumdog Millionaire” (winner of 8 Academy Awards including Best Picture, BAFTA winner for Best Film) and “12 Years a Slave” (winner of 3 Academy Awards including Best Picture, BAFTA winner for Best Film). Mashariki also served as Head of Original Programming for BET/ Viacom where she led the content team and executive produced “The New Edition Story,” BET’s highest rated mini-series of all time. She most recently was Chief Content Officer at production company One Community.

Allie Miller
Allison K. Miller '10

Allie Miller is a globally recognized artificial intelligence leader, advisor, and investor. Miller has spoken about AI and field diversity around the world, drafted national AI strategies, and created more than 10 guidebooks on how to build successful AI and Web3 projects. She is a global mentor who regularly shares the latest in AI and tech with her more than one million social media followers. She has been named AI Summit’s “AI Innovator of the Year,” LinkedIn’s Top Voice for Technology, Chief in Tech’s Top 100 Women in Tech to Watch, Award Magazine’s Top 50 Women in Tech, ReadWrite’s Top 20 AI Speakers in the World, MKAI’s Top 20 AI Mavericks, and Neptune’s Top 20 AI Influencers. She is a cofounder of Girls of the Future and serves as a national ambassador for the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Cameron Myler
Cameron Myler '92

Cameron Myler is a Clinical Assistant Professor at New York University’s Tisch Institute for Global Sport, an arbitrator with the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), an intellectual property and sports lawyer, and a four-time Olympian in the sport of luge. She was elected by her teammates to carry the American flag at the Opening Ceremonies in Norway. 

Cameron is an Athlete Ambassador for Kids Play International, an Olympic Ambassador for Athlete Ally, advocating for LGBTQ+ inclusion in sports, and a Champion for the Sport Integrity Global Alliance.

Cameron graduated from Dartmouth College cum laude, received her J.D. from Boston College Law School, an Executive Masters in Sport Organization Management from the University of Poitiers, and a certificate from the Next Step: Transition to Business executive education program at the Tuck School of Business. 

anouk patty
Anouk Patty '91

Anouk Patty is the Chief of Sport for U.S Ski & Snowboard where she has oversight for everything in the sports from the Olympic National team to the Development teams as well grassroots programs. She has a long and distinguished career at several blue-chip corporations previously as Head of Strategic Partnerships at HP, Inc. and prior to that as the GM of Quicken and Quickbooks for the Mac. Her foundational professional experience was developed at both Bain & Company in San Francisco and J.P. Morgan in New York City and Melbourne, Australia. Anouk is on the board of Park City-based POWDR, an adventure lifestyle company. She competed on the U.S. Alpine Ski Team in the 1980s and raced for Dartmouth College, where she was a three-time All-American and won the NCAA Skiing Championship in 1988. She has her MBA from Harvard Business School and a B.A in Economics from Dartmouth College. Anouk continues to love the outdoors and on any given day can be found skiing, playing golf, mountain biking or trail running.

Isalys Quiñones ’19 TH’20

Isalys Quiñones is an environmental engineer and professional basketball player. After receiving her AB from Dartmouth and her BE from Thayer School of Engineering, Quiñones began a career in professional basketball but put a pause on basketball during the pandemic to work as an environmental engineer at QNOPY, Inc., an environmental and construction field data mobile application company. In 2021, she was able to work remotely and resume her professional basketball career while also playing for the Puerto Rican National Team, competing in two World Cups and the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Her professional basketball career has taken her to Greece, France, Australia, and now Puerto Rico.

Laurel Richie
Laurel Richie '81

Laurel Richie currently serves as an independent director at Hasbro, Synchrony Financial, and Bright Horizons and as a leadership consultant to Fortune 100 c-suite executives at Merryck & Co. 

As President of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) from 2011 to 2015, Laurel led the league's business, operations, and marketing initiatives, and became the first person of color to lead a major national sports league. Prior to the WNBA, she served as senior vice president and chief marketing officer of Girl Scouts of the USA.

As a senior partner and executive group director at advertising agency Ogilvy and Mather, she worked on a host of blue-chip clients. Upon her departure from Ogilvy, she became a founding member of the agency's external Diversity Advisory Board. 

A frequent keynote speaker and panelist on Leadership, Diversity, and Inclusion, Richie is a recipient of the Black Girls Rock Shot Caller Award, Sports Business Journal's Game Changer Award, and the YMCA Black Achievers in Industry Award. She was awarded Ebony magazine's Outstanding Women in Marketing and Communications award and named to its Power 100 List. Black Enterprise named her one of the Most Influential African Americans in Sports. 

Richie lives in New York City.  She received a bachelor’s degree in policy studies from Dartmouth College in 1981, where she chairs the advisory board of the Hopkins Center for the Arts after serving her alma mater as a member of the board of trustees from 2012-2021 and chair of the board from 2017-2021. 

Alice Ruth
Alice Ruth '83

Alice Ruth oversees the Dartmouth College Investment Office and the management of the College's endowment and other investments. Prior to joining Dartmouth in 2017, she served as chief investment officer for Willett Advisors, the investment adviser for the family foundation of former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg. Prior to Willett, she was CIO for the $6 billion Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation. She also spent 12 years at Montgomery Securities as a senior managing director and co-director of equity research. Ruth started her career at Morgan Stanley as an economic analyst focused on the Federal Reserve and monetary policy.

Erica Schulz
Erica Ruliffson Schultz ’95

Erica Schultz has led enterprise technology go-to-market functions for nearly two decades and currently serves as the President of Field Operations at Confluent, the enterprise technology platform for data in motion. Prior to Confluent, Ms. Schultz served as New Relic’s Chief Revenue Officer. She joined the business pre-IPO and led it through massive growth, scaling the company's revenues more than 10x. Before that, Ms. Schultz spent nearly 17 years at Oracle where she pioneered the company's cloud go-to-market strategy and scaled numerous sales teams around the globe. In addition to her membership in the Fortune Most Powerful Women community, she serves on the Board of Directors of Amplitude, Inc. and is a founding LP of Operator Collective.

Ms. Schultz received her A.B. from Dartmouth in Spanish and Latin American Studies, graduating with high honors. Recently, Ms. Schultz served as founding member of the Centennial Circle and a Class Agent for the Class of 1995.

Lis Smith
Elisabeth Smith '05

Lis Smith is the author of the New York Times bestselling book “Any Given Tuesday.” 

She is a veteran of twenty political campaigns. She has extensive experience in public affairs, media relations, and crisis communications at the local, state, and national levels. She most recently worked as a senior advisor in communications to presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg. As one of Buttigieg’s first staffers, she oversaw the campaign’s communications operation, messaging, and debate prep. Politico described her as “the hard-charging New York operative [who] helped turn an obscure Indiana mayor into a national name.” 

Prior to working on Buttigieg’s campaign, she’d worked on campaigns for everyone from former President Barack Obama to Senate Claire McCaskill and Governors Andrew Cuomo, Terry McAuliffe, Ted Strickland, Jon Corzine, and Martin O’Malley. She’s helped elect people at nearly every level of politics- state legislators, district attorneys, mayors, members of Congress, and presidents. She’s served as an on-air TV commentator and has had opinion pieces published in the New York Times, Washington Post, and Vanity Fair. 

Margaret Spring
Margaret Spring '82

Margaret Spring is chief conservation and science officer at the Monterey Bay Aquarium, where she oversees ocean conservation programs and science initiatives, including the Seafood Watch program, ocean protection and sustainability programs, and the sea otter conservation and recovery program. In 2021, she chaired a National Academies of Sciences committee that delivered a synthesis report on the U.S. role in global ocean plastic waste. Prior to her role at the aquarium, Spring held top leadership roles at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and The Nature Conservancy, served on Capitol Hill as counsel to the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, and was in private practice in Washington, D.C.

Susan Stuebner
Susan D. Stuebner '93

Susan D. Stuebner was named president at Colby-Sawyer College in 2016. Since her arrival at Colby-Sawyer College, President Stuebner has introduced a strategic plan, increased the endowment by nearly $30 million to $62.8 million, refreshed the liberal education requirements, and identified a strategic direction for the institution in the health sciences.

Stuebner earned her A.B. in psychology from Dartmouth College. She completed her graduate work at Harvard University Graduate School of Education earning an Ed.M. in administration, planning, and social policy and an Ed.D. in higher education. While at Dartmouth, Stuebner was a four-year participant on the women’s basketball team serving as captain for one year. She also was a member of Casque and Gauntlet.

Hilary Tompkins
Hilary C. Tompkins '90, H'19

Hilary Tompkins is currently a partner with Hogan Lovells in Washington D.C., with a practice in environmental, energy, and Native American law. She served in the presidentially-appointed, Senate-confirmed position of Solicitor for the U.S. Department of the Interior (2009—2017). Ms. Tompkins is the first Native American member of Dartmouth's Board of Trustees.

As Solicitor, Ms. Tompkins led over 300 attorneys in the diverse areas of onshore and offshore energy development (conventional and renewable), the administration of federal water projects, conservation and wildlife legal requirements, and public land law. She oversaw litigation on behalf of Interior, including cases before the U.S. Supreme Court, and issued a number of landmark legal opinions.

Ms. Tompkins also served as chief legal counsel to former New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson and began her legal career in the prestigious Honors Program as a trial attorney in the Environment and Natural Resources Division of the U.S. Department of Justice.

Ms. Tompkins majored in government at Dartmouth, and she holds a JD from Stanford Law School. As a Dartmouth volunteer, she has served on the Dartmouth Alumni Council, an admissions interviewer, and has mentored countless Dartmouth alumni.

Sharon Washington '81

Sharon Washington has spent over 30 years as an actress and appeared this summer as Queen Margaret in Richard III at the Public Theater/NYSF Shakespeare in The Park. Other NYSF appearances include Coriolanus, Cymbeline, Caucasian Chalk Circle, and Wild with Happy, for which she received a Lucille Lortel Award nomination and an Audelco Award. She also appeared in the Broadway musical The Scottsboro Boys. Washington debuted as playwright at City Theatre with the world premiere of her solo play Feeding The Dragon, which has become a best-selling Audible Original audio play. Recent film and television work includes Bull, Power Book III, Joker, and On The Basis of Sex. She has narrated several documentary series for Animal Planet, Discovery, NOVA, and TV One.

Debbi Wilgoren
Deborah Wilgoren '89

Debbi Wilgoren is the justice and immigration editor at The Washington Post, overseeing a team that covers the Department of Justice, the Supreme Court, policing, immigration, and the judiciary. She lives in Washington D.C. and has worked at The Washington Post as a reporter and editor for more than 30 years. Wilgoren’s career has spanned journalism’s transformation from print to digital, and from an era when newspapers and network television were the primary news sources for most Americans to one where people can get information almost anywhere—but must search diligently to find information that is accurate and complete. Her formative journalism years were spent at The Dartmouth, where she was a reporter and editor.

Nicole Wojciechowski
Nicole Wojciechowski ’13

Nicole Wojciechowski is an Inupiaq who resides in Utqiaġvik, Alaska. She serves as vice president of the Inuit Circumpolar Council, an international organization representing approximately 160,000 Inuit across Alaska, Canada, Greenland, and Chukotka. Wojciechowski also serves as deputy director of wildlife management for the North Slope Borough, a department that brings together Indigenous knowledge and science to facilitate sustainable harvests of fish and wildlife. She also serves as vice president on the Inupiat Community of the Arctic Slope Council.