Radcliffe on the Road held its first international gathering in London in mid-June. Three recent Radcliffe fellows whose work makes connections with Great Britain or Europe met with Radcliffe alumnae/i and friends at the Royal Institution of Great Britain.
Margot Livesey RI ’13, who held an Evelyn Green Davis Fellowship at Radcliffe, grew up in a boys’ private school in the Scottish Highlands and is the author of seven novels. She discussed her work on a novel set in New England. Stephen Mann RI ’12, a professor of chemistry and a principal of the Bristol Centre for Functional Nanomaterials at the University of Bristol, talked about working in transatlantic scientific communities. He was Radcliffe’s Lillian Gollay Knafel Fellow. Diane McWhorter RI ’12 discussed her work on one of World War II’s most famous Nazi rocket scientists and his ultimate rise to fame in the US space program. McWhorter held a Mildred Londa Weisman Fellowship at Radcliffe.