Smith College is a private liberal arts women’s college in Northampton, Massachusetts. It is the largest institution within the Seven Sisters. Smith is also a member of the Five College Consortium, along with Mount Holyoke College, Amherst College, Hampshire College, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Smith was the first historically women’s college to offer an undergraduate engineering degree. Smith alumnae include notable authors, journalists, activists, politicians, philanthropists, actresses, filmmakers, academics, CEOs, two First Ladies of the United States, and recipients of the Pulitzer Prize, Academy Award, Emmy Award, MacArthur Grant, Peabody Award, and Tony Award.
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Smith College's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Social Work, Nursing, and Psychology. Smith College’s most academically influential people include Betty Friedan, Sylvia Plath, and Gloria Steinem.
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