Afghan Student Has Westover Classmates Skype With Kabul; Somalia Next

12/13/13

Afghan Student Has Westover Classmates Skype With Kabul; Somalia Next

For about 30 minutes Nov. 8, according to a Westover release, Farahnaz and Kate Taylor, Westover’s Interim Director of Global Programs, were joined by more than 15 other students and three faculty members for the Skype session with 20 students from the School of Leadership, Afghanistan (SOLA) in Kabul, Afghanistan.

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"Murder One" Actress Honored for Hartford Scholarships That Empower Young Women

12/02/13

"Murder One" Actress Honored for Hartford Scholarships That Empower Young Women

The former resident of Los Angeles, who now divides her time between a pied-à-terre in Manhattan and a country house in the Gaylordsville section of New Milford, is about to receive a special honor in Connecticut for her latest—and perhaps most enduring—role.

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Connecticut Professor Empowers Girls in a Former Soviet State, Bulgaria

11/22/13

Connecticut Professor Empowers Girls in a Former Soviet State, Bulgaria

“I’m interested in the social, economic and political aspects of inequality, particularly in regards to gender, health and education,” said Dr. Jeean Hatcherson. “I believe in providing people with opportunities for experiential learning.”

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West Haven Student Aiding Typhoon-Ravaged Philippines; Family Bonds Paramount

11/15/13

West Haven Student Aiding Typhoon-Ravaged Philippines; Family Bonds Paramount

Any effort to help, no matter how small, is worthwhile, Geordann Daguplo believes, so when Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines, where he has dozens of family members, Daguplo, a 17-year-old West Haven High School senior, went into action.

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Brazilian 'Supermoms' Launching STEM Enrichment Venture in Greenwich, Zaniac

11/13/13

Brazilian 'Supermoms' Launching STEM Enrichment Venture in Greenwich, Zaniac

Two high-achieving Brazilian moms who live in Greenwich are about to launch a STEM enrichment business in their hometown called Zaniac.

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