Harambee House

Welcome to Harambee House.

The purpose of Harambee House is to provide social, emotional, and academic support to students of African descent at Wellesley College. Additionally, Harambee House provides enlightening cultural activities for the Wellesley College community, as well as educational, cultural and social activities for students, faculty and staff of African descent. Named after the Swahili term for "working together," Harambee has been serving the Wellesley community of African descent and the college since 1970.



Harambee House 45th Anniversary

Harambee House was established on Wellesley’s campus in 1970, with the goal of creating a home for students of African descent. We honor this significant historical milestone by inviting alumnae to come back and celebrate the 45th Harambee House anniversary with students, faculty, and staff. Join us as we embrace our history, connect with our community, and explore the power of the Wellesley Effect.

Our House, Our Community Video