Adrian Conte ’18
“Work hard and stay focused on your goal—you willsucceed.” That’s the recipe to success that Adriana Conte ’18 followed, and so far it’s been working, but it hasn’t been easy. In fact, the author of The NFL at 100: How America’s Most Popular Sport is Just Getting Started is herself just getting started.
The first-ever Young Alumnae of the Year is showing the world what it means to be a woman of heart, faith, and courage. “My time at Carondelet had a major impact on how I see the world, instilling in me values of open-mindedness and self-empowerment.”Read the full story
Honey O’Leary, a bright light and life-long educator says, “Every day of the 27 years I was given [at Carondelet] left me something to reflect on, celebrate, and often laugh about.”Read the full story
“Children should not be taught that their limits are endless, but rather that limits do not exist”—Mahnoor Umair ’13Read the full story
In her junior year at Carondelet, a Ven a Ver trip to Washington, DC inspired her love of politics and her passion to helping our neighbors in need. Now a rising junior studying International Affairs, a spring internship at the Capitol allowed her to truly understand the legislative and voting processes.Read the full story
Danielle Manifold ’11
I’m a First Generation college student in my family. I didn’t think much about school until my mom encouraged me to pursue higher education at the end of my sophomore year at Carondelet. She told me that I could do anything that I wanted as a woman - that my future was my decision, an opportunity to establish a career, that I deserved a chance to sketch out my dreams and then chase them.
Laurie Kilmartin ’83 is an Emmy Award-winning writer, mother, comedian, and author, who shared the passing of her mother with the world so people can see what losing a loved one during COVID-19 is truly like for their families.Read the full story
Kendra Prutton ’12 is a Toxicology PhD student at the University of Colorado. She is committed to education and diversity in science and is encouraging all young women to consider a career in STEM - check her Instagram site toxtalks_Read the full story
Destinee Cordeiro ’09
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Carondelet means so much to me and is still ever present in my life 12 years after graduating in 2009. I was inspired to go after a career in journalism by my favorite English teacher, Ms. Ditzel, who would always say that I wrote my assignments as if they would be in a magazine.
Laura Corso Hopkins ’01 has been working in the financial world since college, starting her career on the East Cost in NYC and at the FDIC in Washington, DC. She encourages women to pursue a career in finance and help increase gender equality in this field.Read the full story
Jennifer Sitko Skarakis ’87 is an accomplished graphic designer, mother of 3 girls, musician and entrepreneur. What started as a favor in college to design creative invitations and wedding announcements for her friends, led her to starting her third company, Sendo Invitations - an online event planning and management site.Read the full story