Joerose Tharakan ’08
Joerose Tharakan ’08

Two new alumni trustees have been nominated to join the Board of Trustees for three-year terms beginning in May.

 

Joerose Tharakan ’08 works for Microsoft Corporation’s Academy of College Hires, based in Pittsburgh.

Tharakan came to Colby from Cochin in southern India. She studied at the London School of Economics and earned an M.B.A. from the Yale School of Management. At Colby Tharakan was a member of the Emerging Leaders program, which prepares students for leadership positions.

Moses Silverman ’69 is a partner in the litigation department at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP.

Moses Silverman ’69
Moses Silverman ’69

The former campus activist joined the firm after graduating from law school in 1973. He has been a member of the board of directors of the Legal Aid Society and is a member of the London Court of International Arbitration.

 

Silverman served as a Colby Overseer from 2002 to 2010 and was on visiting committees for education, religious studies, Spanish, and anthropology. He and his wife, Betty Robbins, also an attorney, live in Manhattan.