Katharine Curtis Pierce, class of 1962

Katharine Curtis Pierce grew up in New Haven, Connecticut, and attended the coeducational Quaker George School. She graduated from Pembroke in 1962, with degrees in anthropology and sociology, as well as a deep interest in religion. After graduation, Pierce intermittently took on social work positions at Yale University and traveled to Vietnam to help resettle refugees. For the past twenty years, her career has taken a different turn, as she now works as a private consultant designing computer training programs.