two Chinese students trying on graduation caps

Wellesley College Announces Global Initiative to Create Next Generation of Women Leaders

Monday, June 3, 2013

Wellesley College, the premier liberal arts institution known for cultivating some of the world’s most influential women leaders has announced a major global initiative with a critical mission: to educate the next generation of women leaders around the world.

Peking University

New York Times: Asian Universities Offer Programs for Female Business Leaders

Friday, May 31, 2013

A New York Times special report on education examined a relatively new practice in Asian universities: offering short courses specifically for women leaders in business and politics. The article mentioned Wellesley's new initiative, Women World Partners, kicking off next week in Beijing, China.

Wellesley Senior's Research Leads to Meeting with King of Swaziland

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

For her honor's thesis, Daniels Fellow Andrea Kine '13 studied Swaziland’s progress toward meeting the Millenium Development Goals set by the United Nations, and her work led to a meeting with Swaziland's King Mswati III.

Mamelodi kids playing, photo by Michelle Kang

Wellesley Senior Wins $10,000 Davis Project for Peace Grant

Monday, April 8, 2013

Michelle Kang ’13 has been awarded a 2013 Davis Project for Peace fellowship to promote peace and address the root causes of conflict. She'll use the funds to lead photography and multimedia projects with South African youth.

three Girl Rising panelists

Wellesley Women Help Further Goals of WPSP

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

The Women in Public Service Project brings Wellesley students and alums together with global women leaders. Shradha Basnyat ’13 (center) spoke on a panel with Director of WPSP Rangita de Silva de Alwis and Undersecretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Tara D. Sonenshine.

lion statue outside south gate of Peking University

Wellesley Announces the Wellesley College-Peking University Partnership for Women’s Leadership in a Global Era

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

President H. Kim Bottomly introduces the first in a series of collaborations that Wellesley College plans to develop with distinguished educational institutions throughout the world.

Amy Banzaert works with Albright fellows

Wellesley Welcomes First Engineering Faculty Member

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Visiting Lecturer Amy Banzaert joins Wellesley in Spring 2013 as the College’s first engineering faculty member; she is also a member of the 2013 Madeleine K. Albright Institute for Global Affairs Wintersession faculty.

Katherine Marshall lecturing, seen from behind rows of students

2013 Madeleine Korbel Albright Institute for Global Affairs Opens

Monday, January 7, 2013

The fourth annual Albright Institute Winterssession program kicks off on January 7. Meet the 40 young women selected as this year's Albright Institute Fellows.


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