Wellesley is a transformative force in the lives of women around the globe.

The most powerful engine of social change is an educated young woman. Our shared future belongs to intellectually gifted and deeply purposeful women—Wellesley women. The values we stand for, the spirit of Wellesley, the work that we do: These things have a tangible, lasting effect on women, and therefore the world. This is the Wellesley effect.