Members in the News

Sandra Horbach '82 was named chair of the board of Stanford Business School, making her the first woman to chair the board of an elite business school. - Click here  for more information

Mary Ellen Zellerbach recently was elected Chair of the Investment Committee of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology. 

Sue Wagner '82 was Wellesley College's 2014 Commencement Speaker. To see her speech, please click here.

In Memoriam It is with great sadness that we report the death of Scott Studenmund, son of Woody and Jaynie Studenmund ’76. Only 24, Scott was killed in Afghanistan on Monday, June 9th, during military engagement. Additional information can be found here. Click here for an article about Scott. A memorial fund has been established in Scott's memory

Spenta Captain Kandawalla, who was the only Pakistani student in Hillary Rodham's class at Wellesley College in 1969, talks about her longtime friend with "Sunday Morning" correspondent Jane Pauley. She describes the former secretary of state who made herself into a diplomatic "punching bag" as someone who "could punch back too." Click here to watch the video.

The Alumnae/BLC Advice videos that were recorded at the Plenary are online on the Work and Service website and can be accessed from the home page and here. CWS is also posting them individually on LinkedIn. 

Congratulations to Nancy Hawthorne, Chair and Chief Executive Officer, Clerestory, LLC who was the Boston Business Journal's 2013 F. Gorham Brigham Jr. Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient at the CFO Awards 2013.


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Past Events 

DC Regional Event

Brunch at Lynne Miller's Home
Sunday, September 21, 2014

Wellesley Professor Dinner Series
May 21, 2014



We'd like to extend a special THANK YOU to Marilyn Smith, Lynne Miller, and Susan Esserman for the phenomenal job they did with this year's Plenary.

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Campus News

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton '69 hosted the Inaugural Institute of the Women in Public Service Project at Wellesley June 11-22, 2012. The Women in Public Service Project is a collaboration initiated by the U.S. State Department with Barnard, Bryn Mawr, Mount Holyoke, Smith, and Wellesley. To see the video, click here.

Learn more about the project at the Project's website as well as at the State Department website. To read a blog of one of the attendees, click here.

Wellesley wins Master Card Foundation grant to fund scholarships for students from East Africa!  To learn more, click here.


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