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Wellesley Welcomes Inspiring Guests to Campus for the African Women’s Leadership ConferenceFriday, March 9, 2018
Yesterday, and continuing today, women from around the world gathered at Wellesley for the African Women’s Leadership Conference. Tune in to wellesley.edu/live to hear today’s speakers.
African Women’s Leadership Conference at Wellesley Kicks Off on International Women’s DayThursday, March 8, 2018
On International Women’s Day, Wellesley presents a first-of-its-kind gathering in the United States of some of the most influential voices in African women’s leadership.
CityLab Speaks with Wellesley Art Professor Alice Friedman about Architectural GreatnessThursday, November 9, 2017
Alice Friedman, professor of art at Wellesley, talked with CityLab about the documentary films made by children of renowned architects.
Nine Wellesley Alumnae Begin a Year Abroad as Recipients of Fulbright GrantsTuesday, October 24, 2017
Meet nine young alumnae who, as Fulbright grant recipients, are using their Wellesley educations in various countries, teaching English or conducting research.
Wellesley Hosts International Symposium on Education and Gender EqualityFriday, October 20, 2017
70 international speakers participate in symposium at Wellesley College to improve gender equality across the globe.
New York Times Publishes Op-Ed by Senior Visiting Fellow at the Freedom Project at WellesleyWednesday, October 18, 2017
After his arrest in Malaysia for a lecture supporting religious liberty, Freedom Project Fellow Mustafa Akyol discussed a proposal whereby people’s rights to choose their own beliefs is respected.
Wellesley Announces Recipients of the 2017 Alumnae Achievement AwardsFriday, October 13, 2017
Winners of Wellesley’s highest honor are an entrepreneur and social equity activist; an infectious disease specialist; and an artist and cultural critic.
Japanese Wellesley Student Writes About Her College Experience for “The Japan News”Monday, September 18, 2017
Kaori Hayashi ’20 describes her Wellesley experience in a Japanese newspaper column featuring reports by Japanese students currently studying abroad.
Two Wellesley Alumnae Swim on First All-Female Relay Team to Double Cross Catalina ChannelTuesday, June 20, 2017
Gabriela Kovacikova ’14 and Rebecca Nevitt ’88 were part of the first all-female relay team to swim from California’s Palos Verdes Peninsula to Catalina Island and back.
ABC, CNN, AP, New York Times Among Media Outlets that Covered Wellesley’s 2017 CommencementWednesday, May 31, 2017
Hillary Rodham Clinton ‘69, on May 26th, delivered the commencement address to 570 graduates at Wellesley’s 139thth graduation ceremony.
Amal Cheema ’17 Receives Prestigious Watson FellowshipThursday, April 13, 2017
The Watson Fellowship will allow Amal Cheema ’17 to spend a year traveling to various countries to study how cultural and religious beliefs impact people’s opinions regarding organ donation.
The Albright Institute Introduces The SpokeMonday, March 13, 2017
The Albright Institute Faculty Scholar Initiative has created a blog to provide a new pathway to public engagement in local, national, and global discourse.
#DayWithoutAWomanWednesday, March 8, 2017
On International Women’s Day, Wellesley College Honors All the Ways Our Alumnae Have Made the World a Better Place
Albright Institute Public Dialogue Examines the Sociopolitical and Geopolitical Ramifications of the Global Refugee CrisisFriday, February 24, 2017
The Albright Institute’s day-long public dialogue, “From Exodus to Action: Claiming Our Common Humanity in the Refugee Crisis,” will begin with a keynote address by Sec. Madeleine K. Albright ’59.
Huffington Post Calls Wellesley’s Albright Institute Fellows “Future Leaders”Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Madeleine K. Albright ’59 and Albright Fellows prompted the Huffington Post to declare the “Future is Female.”