Alumnae Wisdom

We’re excited to share our 2018–2019 “Weekend Wisdom: Advice from Brave and Brilliant Women,” the social media series where Kent Place alumnae share lessons they learned during their years at KPS and beyond.
We love hearing from our alumnae! If you’d be willing to impart your wisdom in one of our weekly posts or would like to recommend someone, please contact Aimee Bousquet Singer '88, at

List of 20 news stories.

  • Georgetown University ’02, Emory University School of Law ’05; Associate General Counsel, Litigation and Corporate Operations, Daiichi Sankyo

    Amy Todd Klug ’98

    “Do the work.”
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  • Harvard University ’03, Toulouse School of Economics Ph.D ’10; CEO and founder of StaTechs, a cloud-based web application for code translation

    Ruby Henry ’99

    “Don’t be afraid to jump.”
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  • Franklin and Marshall College ’95, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine ’00; physician, Total Rehabilitation & Sports Medicine

    Brinda Kantha ’91

    “Don’t be afraid to reach for all of your goals, no matter how diverse they seem to be.”
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  • Colgate University ’92, Rutgers University M.E. ’08, Walden University Ed.D. ’14; Lower School director, Riverside Presbyterian Day School

    Sloane Albright Castleman ’88

    “Grit is essential to achieving your long-term goals.”
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  • Boston College ’14; enterprise account executive, Apple

    Liz O’Connor ’10

    “Be confident and speak up.”
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  • Georgetown University ’04, Harvard Graduate School of Education ’15; founder and chief strategist, Looking Glass Strategy

    Ashley Pinakiewicz ’00

    “Create space for discovery.”
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  • Princeton University ’16; assistant brand manager, Peloton

    Danielle Mills ’12

    “Every rejection is just a bump in a long road that leads you to the place you’re meant to be.”
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  • Harvard University ’06, University of Maryland School of Music M.M. ’10; founder, Jackson Hole Chamber Music, and principal violin, Inscape Chamber Orchestra

    Rebecca Racusin Almog ’02

    “Don’t limit yourself.”
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  • Brown University ’08, Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs M.P.A. ’13; director, Ipsos Public Affairs

    Kaitlin Love ’04

    “Have high expectations — of yourself and of others.”
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  • Bucknell University ’09, NYU Stern School of Business MBA ’14; director, brand partnerships, Fitbit

    Kate Kendall Green ’05

    “If it’s uncomfortable, it’s working.”
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  • Boston College BA ’10, MA ’13; associate director, alumni engagement, Harvard Medical School

    Danielle Auriemma ’06

    “Find a workplace that’s a community you want to be part of and has a mission you can get behind.”
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  • Boston College ’07; founder and creative director, Uncoverd

    Schuanne Cappel ’03

    “You have a voice, and it matters.”
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  • Colgate University ’97; senior managing director, Avenue Capital Group

    Cherie Alcoff ’93

    “Establish a set of principles and live by them.”
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  • University of Notre Dame ’16; Financial Products Analytics, Bloomberg LP

    Lizzy Miggins ’11

    “Push the boundaries of your comfort zone.”
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  • University of Denver ’82; American Platform Tennis Association Hall of Fame ’16, tennis and platform tennis teaching professional

    Barbara (Bobo) Mangan DeLaney ’78

    “Showing up matters.”
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  • Temple University Fox School of Business ’07; manager, marketing strategy, Innovation and Site Enhancements, Macy's Inc., and owner of LoveLee Wine

    Aamira Garba '03

    “Allow yourself to be supported. There’s always someone in your corner ready to help you reach your highest potential.”
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  • Mount Holyoke College ’13, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health MD ’19; applicant for an OB/GYN residency

    Cassidy Bommer ’09

    “Don’t be afraid to color outside the lines.”
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  • Columbia University ’11, Georgetown University MA ’14, Columbia Law School JD ’17; judicial law clerk, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

    Jachele Vélez ’07

    “Be your own advocate.”
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  • Yale University ’13; vice president of strategy, Momofuku

    Elizabeth Chrystal ’09

    “Don’t worry about tracing your path too far into the future.”
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  • University of Pennsylvania BA ’18, the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania BS ’18; business analyst, McKinsey & Company

    Bela Parekh ’14

    “Raise your hand.”
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Weekend Wisdom

Kent Place School is an all-girls K through 12 independent college preparatory day school with a coeducational Preschool, located in Summit, NJ.