Paula A. Johnson was awarded an honorary degree at the UMass Chan Medical School's 49th Commencement on Sunday, June 5, 2022. Watch the video made for the occasion honoring her life and accomplishments.
The Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce honored four local leaders last week with the chamber’s annual “Distinguished Bostonian” award. Three were on hand to accept: Wellesley College president Paula Johnson, former Massport chief executive Tom Glynn, and Vanessa Calderón-Rosado, CEO of housing and education nonprofit Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción in the South End.
President Johnson was featured on Fortune's Brainstorm Health panel, a gathering of insightful and powerful leaders exploring the topics of health, science, medicine, and business.
President Johnson discussed the culture former UMBC President Freeman A. Hrabowski constructed.
President Johnson discussed the impact of COVID on students and the social climate on college campuses.
President Johnson wrote an opinion article on the legacy of former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright.
President Johnson wrote an opinon article about building an economy that works for women.
President Paula A. Johnson had a Q and A with Politico's Women Rule.
President Paula A. Johnson appeared on Straight Talk with Hank Paulson to discuss her mother’s influence on her career, women in STEM and obstacles she’s faced in medicine and academia, the benefits of a women’s college, her management style, what has driven her throughout her career, and leading Wellesley College amidst the pandemic.