Since graduating in 2013, Qi Guo (Cathy) DRC’13 has spent her professional life pursuing an integral Douglass ideal—equitable and accessible education for all. Guo’s advocacy for education on behalf of women everywhere has led her across the world, from China to the United States to Africa and beyond.
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Douglass alumnae are amazing. Your curiosity, drive, and genuine interest in the world keep you moving forward–and you always bring your communities along with you. If there’s one common thread among each of your individual stories, it’s the drive to give back.
Why choose to leave a Douglass legacy?
Barbara Shepard DC'77
"I paid for all of Douglass myself by working continuously, receiving some scholarships and grants, and taking out loans. I want to help Douglass students with financial support so that they can earn their college degrees with as little debt as possible."
Dr. Karen R. Stubaus DC‘72
"Douglass is still where women learn to lead. Douglass still provides its students with the sisterhood and support so critical for women in today’s often hostile society. And Douglass still creates the co-curricular experiences that turn into giant stepping stones to the world our students will encounter after graduation."
Michele Ozumba DC’73
"Douglass Residential College is an outstanding institution educating young women in fields of study that will surely transform our world for the good of all. Giving to Douglass is not only a sound investment in our future, it’s also my modest way of honoring the opportunities opened for me because I was Douglass-prepared."
Former Chief Justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court
Senior Vice President of Curriculum and Content at Sesame Workshop
Donald G. Herzberg Professor Emerita in the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University
PEN/Faulkner Award Winning Author of Behold the Dreamers and How Beautiful We Were
Artist and Sculptor
Chancellor of the University of California, Berkeley
Tasmiah Choudhury DRC’11, a senior clinical scientist for Merck, knows the value of passing down her expertise to current Douglass students to help them achieve their goals. For the past several years, Choudhury has been deeply involved in Douglass programs. From her work as an externship site mentor to her role as a Douglass Career Conference speaker, Choudhury has made a transformative impact in the lives of Douglass students.
The College is thrilled to announce that Barbara Rodkin DC'76, will be inducted into the Rutgers Hall of Distinguished Alumni, one of the University’s highest honors. Rodkin is a philanthropist, education advocate, and visionary for Douglass and Rutgers programs.