Alumnae Achievement Awards


Recognizing alumnae who have brought honor to themselves and to Wellesley College through their outstanding achievements.

The Achievement Awards, which have been presented annually since 1970, are the highest honor given to Wellesley alumnae. On October 12, 2018, the WCAA will present this year's Alumnae Achievement Awards to the following two recipients: 



Camara Jones ’76
Family Physician & Epidemiologist
National Public Health Expert
Champion of Racial & Economic Health Equity







Nergis Mavalvala ’90
Quantum Astrophysicist
Outstanding Communicator, Leader, & Innovator of Science
Inspirational Professor

Photo credit: the MacArthur Foundation