Interviews by Topic: Women in management

Amanda Strauss, staff

In this interview, Amanda Strauss, Associate University Librarian for Special Collections at Brown University, describes her experiences as the first woman Director of the John Hay Library and as a mother during the COVID-19 global pandemic. She also discusses the national civil unrest that occurred in the summer of 2020 due to racial injustice and the death of George Floyd by Minneapolis police.

Beatrice McGeoch, class of 1997

In this interview, Beatrice McGeoch, Brown University class of 1997, shares her thoughts on education, work, and housing, in the times of COVID-19.

Bernadette Aulestia, class of 1994

In these two interviews, Bernadette Aulestia, Brown University class of 1994, discusses her time at Brown, her career path, and her family’s experience with the COVID-19 global pandemic.

Mariah Draper Calagione, class of 1993

In this interview, Mariah Draper Calagione, Brown University class of 1993, talks about her path to attending Brown, her journey in co-founding Dogfish Head Brewing, and how the company evolved to meet community needs during the COVID-19 global pandemic.

Noa Mintz, class of 2022

In this interview, Noa Mintz, Brown University class of 2022, shares about her love for Brown University and higher education while detailing her experience living through the COVID-19 global pandemic and falling ill from the virus.  She recounts managing the business she owns and maintaining Jewish traditions and community during this difficult and historic time.

Please note that Mintz's audio and transcript files are restricted. Please email [email protected] to request access.