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Scripps Art Alums Get a Grip on the Gender Gap: May 4, 2014 Noon to 3 pm

At this Alumnae in the Arts event, a panel of Scripps alums – artists, art conservationists, gallerists, and art writers – gather to discuss the topic of the gender gap within the visual arts.

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Jennie Waldow ’12

“Without a doubt, attending Scripps College set me on the path for a successful and fulfilling career in the art world. My incredible experiences at Scripps, which continue as I keep in touch with mentors and become involved in the alumnae network, provided the foundation for my current position and career goals.”

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McKenzie Floyd ’12

“As one of the first students to graduate with this new degree, I had so much support from many professors in many different departments: chemistry, art history, anthropology, archaeology. The focus on interdisciplinary studies at Scripps provided me with the perfect environment in which to combine my passions for both science and art.”

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Corda Eby ’56

Under the direction and encouragement of Millard Sheets, Phil Dike and Albert Stewart, Corda Eby worked on painting and sculpture at Scripps. Since then she has lived and worked much of the time in Italy.

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Maxine Borowsky Junge ’59

Maxine Borowsky Junge ’59 is the 2012 recipient of the Scripps College Distinguished Alumna Award. Her work focuses on the use of art therapy and she is a trailblazer in our understanding of creativity.

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Megan Avalos ’09

Megan cites the guidance she received from Scripps professor Mary MacNaughton as well as the contacts she gained through Scripps as integral factors in helping her succeed on her chosen professional pathway.

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Geneva Griswold ’07

“My path has been greatly influenced by Scripps College professors Mary MacNaughton and Juliet Koss and supported by the vibrant Scripps community both locally and abroad.”

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Lily Mitchem Pearsall ’05

“My Scripps experience made an enormous impact on my career in the arts and my life overall. At Scripps I was given the tools and confidence to create opportunities both within the Claremont community and abroad.”

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Donielle Kaufman ’10

“Scripps gave me the necessary skills to pursue my own career path in the arts with confidence.”

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Ashley Newton ’10

“My professors at Scripps and the greater 5Cs instilled the confidence in me to continue my art historical studies and pursue a career in the art world.”

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