Contemporary Women’s Leadership Program

Wellesley's Contemporary Women's Leadership Program

Five Week Residential Program
June 30 - August 3, 2018

One Wellesley Summer




Great leaders find their own paths to success.
They are empowered. Inspired.
And driven to change, collaborate, and move forward.


As one of the world’s preeminent colleges for women, Wellesley is pleased to offer the Contemporary Women’s Leadership Program – an immersive approach to personal leadership and success. 

During this intensive, five-week program that is unique, you will live and study at Wellesley College, where thousands of accomplished, thoughtful and successful women have traveled before.  Through challenging classroom education, self-reflective activities, and unique social interactions, undergraduates from around the world will gather to continue on their personal leadership path. 

Wellesley is proud of its strong history of educating female leaders from around the world, across all industries and walks of life. Wellesley's ability to mold the next generation of female leaders comes from its own investment in gender equality and women's empowerment. At Wellesley, we have a high percentage of female-tenured faculty, a history of only female presidents, and countless opportunities for young women to engage in student leadership roles. In this environment, students discover in themselves unparalleled possibilities.The Wellesley Contemporary Women's Leadership Program offers the Wellesley experience-- incredible faculty and classes, supportive mentoring, and lasting friendships-- in a five week, life-changing journey.

To hear what past Wellesley summer students have experienced in the Contemporary Women's Leadership Program watch the Summer 2017 Student Reflections video.


Learn more about the course to leadership success.
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