Alumnae Achievement Awards


Wellesley’s highest accolade is given annually to graduates of distinction, who through their achievements, have brought honor to themselves and the College.

We are happy to announce the 2022 Alumnae Achievement Award Recipients.


Investment Trailblazer and Philanthropic Leader






Laura Wheeler Murphy ’76

Public Servant, Civil Liberties and Civil Rights Advocate




Mara Prentiss ’80

Physicist and Environmental Revolutionary

Learn more about these outstanding alumnae when they are honored on October 14, 2022 at 4:30 p.m in the Diana Chapman Walsh '66 Alumnae Hall Auditorium. The event will be livestreamed on Wellesley Live:
Masks are required for this event. All visitors to the College must be vaccinated and complete the visitor registration form. Please use the Alumnae Association and as your contact.



See past recipients of the Alumnae Achievement Award.