Beginning with the first graduating class more than 160 years ago, Mills alumnae have been making major contributions throughout the world in every decade. The Mills alumnae network includes prominent businesswomen and entrepreneurs, internationally celebrated artists and performers, US ambassadors and members of Congress, scientific innovators and leading professionals, informed parents and community volunteers, philanthropists, and social activists. As unique in their successes as they are diverse in their interests, Mills alumnae share one powerful commitment—to make the world a better place.
Students at Mills have successfully landed jobs with organizations including Apple, Google, Hewlett-Packard, Oracle, Ingres, Salesforce. Here is a short list of the many graduates who have made a profound difference in their fields:
– Elana Metz and Lacy Asbill are the co-founders of Girls Moving Forward, which mentors and tutors girls from at-risk communities.
– Noah Georgeson is a successful guitarist, producer, and engineer who has worked with Joanna Newsom, Devendra Banhart, and The Pleased.
– Andrea Plesnarski is an award-winning musician, playing the oboe in the Oakland East Bay Symphony.