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Tanner Conference Fills Campus on October 29

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Tanner 2013 provides a forum for students and alumnae to reflect upon, analyze, and share their off-campus experiences with the College community.

Wellesley alumna Shirley Young

Shirley Young '55 on Increasing Leadership Roles for Young Women

Monday, August 19, 2013

In a recent interview with China Daily, business and cultural leader Shirley Young '55 discussed her work and her goal to encourage leadership qualities among the young, especially women.

Hillary Clinton greets emerging women leaders from around the world

2013 Women in Public Service Project Institute Underway

Friday, July 12, 2013

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton ’69 delivered the keynote address and several members of the Wellesley community are participating in the 2013 WPSP Summer Institute.

Pamela Melroy '83 on the 50th Anniversary of the First Woman in Space

Monday, July 1, 2013

Retired NASA astronaut Pamela Melroy '83 was the second woman to command a space shuttle mission. The recent speaker at Beijing's Women's Leadership conference wrote for the Guardian reflecting on the past 50 years, leadership, and the women who went before her.

Wellesley President H. Kim Bottomly Interviewed on CCTV

CCTV Speaks with President Bottomly about Women and Leadership in Beijing

Sunday, June 30, 2013

Wellesley President H. Kim Bottomly was interviewed on the China Central Television (CCTV) program Dialogue for the launch of the Wellesley-Peking partnership. 

Wellesley-Peking Partnership Featured in Caixin Media's Century Weekly

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

The Wellesley-Peking Partnership is the subject of the June 26, 2013 issue of Century Weekly from Caixin Media, which is based in Beijing.

First Women World Partners Collaborative Concludes in Beijing

Monday, June 24, 2013

Women World Partners' inaugural program, a partnership between Wellesley and Peking University, culminated in Women’s Leadership: Making a Difference in the World, a day-long summit convening hundreds of women leaders from around the globe.

Shanghai Daily Reports on the Wellesley-Peking Partnership

Monday, June 24, 2013

In an article for Shanghai Daily, Wellesley alum Yao Minji '06 reported on the inaugural academic program of the Wellesley-Peking partnership and shared her own experience of the value of the liberal arts education.


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Wellesley and Peking University Host Global Leadership Conference

Friday, June 14, 2013

Wellesley's innovative partnership with Peking University presents a first-of-its-kind conference in Beijing, Women's Leadership: Making a Difference in the World, on June 15, 2013.

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President Bottomly in the New York Times

Thursday, June 13, 2013

Responding to the New York Times editorial on the summit meeting between presidents Barack Obama and Xi Jinping of China, President Bottomly asserted that relationship-building must happen on the ground too, not just in diplomatic conference rooms.

Albright at Wellesley's Inaugural Women World Partners Event

Monday, June 10, 2013

Madeleine Korbel Albright '59 visited the inaugural Women World Partners institute in Beijing to discuss the importance of pursuing an interdisciplinary approach to women’s global leadership through international collaboration, particularly between the U.S. and China.

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Women World Partners Announced in New York City's Time Square

Friday, June 7, 2013

Women World Partners was featured on an electronic billboard in New York City's Time Square, with a display of Wellesley's infographic on the importance of investing in the leadership potential of women.

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Academic Program of the Wellesley College-Peking University Partnership Begins Today in Beijing

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

The Wellesley College-Peking University Partnership for Women’s Leadership in a Global Era academic program begins today at Peking University in Beijing, China.

Boston Globe Business Updates and Cover World Women Partners

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Two local, influential blogs -- the Boston Globe's Business Updates and -- recently covered World Women Partners.

China's Oldest Active Chinese Language Newspaper Announces World Women Partners

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Ta Kung Pao, the oldest active Chinese language newspaper in China, covers a range of political, economic and cultural topics. The paper recently covered World Women Partners. This article is in Chinese.