Kira Kmetz FP'06 majored in geography with a minor in history at Mount Holyoke. She currently lives in San Francisco, CA with her partner of twenty years. Kira writes poetry and is currently working on a historical novel. She also tutors elementary school students, volunteers at the San Francisco SPCA, and enjoys practicing and performing the Japanese ensemble-drumming art of taiko. With all her activities, Kira finds the time each year to give back to her alma mater:
What's the greatest lesson you learned while at MHC? That women's colleges are truly vital and must be supported and championed, so that current and future generations of smart, eager women have the opportunity to become their best selves.