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Former LR Sara Worsfold reflects on her experience at Harpswell: "Before joining Harpswell, I was teaching in Slovakia under a Fulbright Scholarship and was urged by a former LR and professor of mine to look in to the Harpswell Foundation. Reviewing the mission of Harpswell, I immediately knew it was where I was meant to [...]

2019-07-29T11:20:07+00:00

Former LR Basye Peek reflects on her experience at Harpswell: "I had the honor of serving as the BT Dorm LR from August 2018 to January 2019. When I think about my time Harpswell, I often remember the familiar rhythms of a day: warm smiles on the way to the kitchen, the stacks of [...]

2019-07-29T03:48:16+00:00

Graduation of the Harpswell Class of 2019

July 9, 2019: On June 30, we celebrated the graduation of 17 bright, accomplished young women from the Harpswell Class of 2019. Staff, students, alumnae, Leadership Residents, families, and friends gathered together at the TT dorm for the special occasion, which included speeches, music, dance, and food. Reflecting on the ceremony, one Harpswell student [...]

Graduation of the Harpswell Class of 20192019-07-29T02:09:14+00:00

2019 ASEAN Program in Women’s Leadership

June 17, 2019: On Saturday, 22 young women from the ten ASEAN countries and Nepal arrived at Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) to attend the third annual Harpswell ASEAN Program in Women’s Leadership. We also welcomed back three program alumnae, who will help facilitate discussions and build the alumnae network. During the eleven-day program, participants will [...]

2019 ASEAN Program in Women’s Leadership2019-06-19T01:50:45+00:00

Harpswell Student Attends Temasek Foundation International Aviation Forum

June 8, 2019: In May, Yary Keo, Harpswell ’20, attended the Temasek Foundation International Aviation Forum at Singapore University of Technology & Design. During the five-day conference, she learned about drones and design innovation, explored Singapore, and met participants from around the globe.

Harpswell Student Attends Temasek Foundation International Aviation Forum2019-06-08T16:51:25+00:00

Harpswell Student Participates in Chevening Internship Program

June 3, 2019: En Malen, Harpswell '21, recently completed her internship with the British Embassy's Chevening Internship Program. The program, funded by the British Embassy in Cambodia, provides internship opportunities for young Cambodians with leadership potential. From February to May, Malen interned with the British Council’s Department of Legal, Consular and Boundary Affairs at the [...]

Harpswell Student Participates in Chevening Internship Program2019-06-04T02:58:44+00:00

Len Leng Receives Open Society Foundation’s Civil Society Leadership Award

May 6, 2019: Len Leng, Harpswell ’14, was named a recipient of the Open Society Foundation's Civil Society Leadership Award. With the support of the scholarship, Len will pursue her master’s degree in communications, journalism and media at Syracuse University in New York. The Civil Society Leadership Award provides fully-funded scholarships for master’s degree study to individuals [...]

Len Leng Receives Open Society Foundation’s Civil Society Leadership Award2019-07-29T03:56:40+00:00

Harpswell Alumna So Dany Leads Leadership Seminar on Personal Development

April 28, 2019: Harpswell students attended a leadership seminar with Harpswell alumna So Dany. Dany graduated from Harpswell in 2010 and is currently the Communications Officer at Room to Read. Her seminar covered topics related to personal development, including time management, building self-esteem, emotional intelligence, and effective communication. The students were happy to spend time [...]

Harpswell Alumna So Dany Leads Leadership Seminar on Personal Development2019-05-02T03:58:13+00:00

Khan Sophy, Harpswell ’10, Joins the Harpswell Team

April 26, 2019: Khan Sophy, Class of 2010, will be joining Harpswell on May 1st as Harpswell’s first Alumnae Support and Special Projects Officer. This new position was created to support the needs of  Harpswell’s growing alumnae community, and to work on new ways of strengthening our alumnae network and supporting our alumnae.  We [...]

Khan Sophy, Harpswell ’10, Joins the Harpswell Team2019-07-29T03:30:21+00:00

Harpswell Student Keo Yary Selected for Global Undergraduate Exchange Program

April 23, 2019: Third year Harpswell student Keo Yary was selected to participate in the Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (Global UGRAD Program), funded by the United States Department of State. UGRAD provides semester-long scholarships to outstanding undergraduate students from around the world for non-degree full-time study, combined with community service, professional development and cultural [...]

Harpswell Student Keo Yary Selected for Global Undergraduate Exchange Program2019-07-28T23:28:40+00:00