Akemi Imai ’18 (Los Angeles, MA) was hired as Programs Manager of the Oakland Asian Cultural Center. Imai served as a founding board member and the inaugural executive director for Makoto Taiko, a nonprofit taiko drumming group in Pasadena. She was also a performer and instructor in Makoto Taiko for 17 years.
Dr. Janet Dewart Bell ’74, ’15 (Antioch Maryland, BA and GSLC, PhD and a member of Antioch’s Board of Governor’s) was quoted in the recent NY Times roundtable article “‘I Feel Proud, and I Feel Mad as Hell’: Gloria Steinem on Ms. Magazine and Feminism Today.” “Janet Dewart Bell, Ms. contributor: My mother thought the title “Ms.” was absolutely brilliant — that it brought dignity, that it brought power and understanding of equality. She felt, even though she never used the term “intersectionality,” that it made women more alike than different.” Read the full NY Times article here. Read Dr.