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My mom and I had an in depth discussion about her childhood and her advice for me and the future generations of our family.
Discuss questions of childhood, education, family, and how she wants to be remembered.
Talked about my father’s experience growing up, immigrating to America, and the life lessons he’s learned.
Pamela McNeil ’82 and Tracey Cameron, director of Harambee House, talk about Pam’s time growing as an individual and developing enduring friendships at Wellesley.
Ann Damsgaard ’66 and Evelyn Go ’66 met on their first day at Wellesley. They reflect on the advantages of attending Wellesley, including small class sizes and the value of a single sex education.
Maud Chaplin ’56 and Ann Roberts ’56 discuss the immediate bond they formed upon first meeting at Wellesley, and reminisce about campus life in the 1950s.
Marah Herbach ’01 and her mother Judith Katz ’66 recall the tangible and intangible connections they made at Wellesley, tying them to generations of Wellesley students.
Jean Hynes ’91 and Jeanne Emanuel ’91 commemorate their lifelong friendship, and the relationships fostered during their time at Wellesley.
Friends Helen Marshall ’77 and Sally Greenville ’76 define the “Wellesley Effect” as the backbone of the largest supportive community of women in the world.
Louise Griffin talks about the ups and downs of her life, and how she overcame obstacles throughout childhood and adult life.
Deborah Birnbach ’87 and Shannon Langston ’87 discuss the strength behind a group of women, and how Wellesley’s positive environment empowered them in their career choices.
Lulu Chow Wang ’66 talks with former Wellesley College President Diana Chapman Walsh ’66 about the importance of seeing female role models in positions of power.
Alexa Rice ’11 and her aunt Desiree Rogers ’81 reflect on how their Wellesley experience as women of color prepared them to be bold in every aspect of their life.
Professor Kristina Niovi Jones and Nisreen Abo-Sido ’18 discuss their passion for botany and science. They examine how Wellesley offers a unique environment for women in STEM.
Marta Rainer ’98 talks with her former teacher, now friend and colleague, Nora Hussey, about their love of theater and their work at Wellesley.
Nan Keohane ’61 talks with sister, Geneva Overholser ’70, about how they both got to Wellesley from Arkansas. Each had their own “Wellesley Experience” – finding opportunities they never expected and a new sense of sisterhood they cherish to this...
Professor Stanley Chang talks with his student, Xi Xi ’17, about his passion for mathematics and the innovative ways he gets students excited about math.
Professor Bryan Burns talks with Kaylie Cox ’18 about their experiences in Greece working together on the Eastern Boeotia Archaeological Project.
Martha Teichner and Milly Cooper Glimcher reflect on how their experiences at Wellesley fostered their interests and ambitions, and share their thoughts on how Wellesley prepares women to enter the public sphere.
Three generations of alumnae—grandmother Katherine Barrett Murphy ’53, mother Georgia Murphy Johnson ’75, and daughter Katherine Johnson ’03—reflect on their experiences at Wellesley, spanning 50 years.
Longtime friends Shirley Young and Marylin Chou talk about how Wellesley taught them to “connect the dots,” and how that skill helped them to succeed in their lives after college.
Linda Salzman Gottlieb ’60 speaks with her friend Nicki Newman Tanner ’57 about the frustrations she encountered in regard to sexism after graduation, and how Wellesley prepared both of them to make their voices heard.
Margo Sulmont ’13 talks with her Wellesley art professor, Daniela Rivera, about how her drawing class helped prepare her for a career in urban planning.