Dr. Janet Dewart Bell ’74, ’15 (Maryland, BA and GSLC, PhD) Founder of LEAD Intergenerational Solutions, has been recognized as a recipient of the 2022 France Perkins Intelligence and Courage Award. Additionally, her work was featured in the book Taught By Women, Poems as Resistance Language, New and Selected (Third World Press, 2020) and most recently presented she “Lighting the Fires of Freedom: African American Women in the Civil Rights Movement and Beyond” for the City of Mountain View Library.
Kelly Meehan ‘22 (GSLC, PhD) assumed the role of Vice President of Children’s Services and Community Partnerships at People Incorporated. This Massachusetts-based human services agency is dedicated to providing support to children, adults, and families across the Southeastern region of the state. Learn more about Meehan’s work and read her dissertation Love and Learn: Creating Space for Authentic Caring in Family Child Care here.