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Smith Influence Extends Worldwide

Many Smith alumnae are making their mark working in the international arena. Here is a sampling of those who have made a commitment to serving the global community.

Susan Aradeon ’63 is the population advocacy and information, education and communication specialist for the United Nations Population Fund in the South Pacific.

Gillian Martin Sorenson ’63 is senior adviser and national advocate at the United Nations Foundation, which establishes public-private partnerships to address the world’s “most pressing problems.”

Louise V. Oliver ’66 was named by President George W. Bush in 2004 as Permanent Representative of the United States to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

Judith Hermanson Ogilvie ’67 is senior vice president of international programs for Cooperative Housing Foundation International, a humanitarian and international development organization.

April Hoxie Foley ’69 is U.S. ambassador to Hungary.

Janet Clarke McKinley ’76 is chair of Oxfam America, an international relief organization that addresses poverty, hunger and injustice. She also works with Grameen Foundation USA, arranging microfinancing for the world’s poorest women.

Danielle M. Pletka ’84 is vice president of foreign and defense policy studies at the American Enterprise Institute, which is dedicated to research and education on issues of government, politics, economics and social welfare.

Erin Krasik ’93 is a foreign service officer at the U.S. Agency for International Development in Moscow, which distributes U.S. economic and humanitarian assistance.

Lia Copeland ’97 is humanitarian affairs officer in the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Human Affairs, where she focuses exclusively on Darfur.

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