New Alumnae Association Board Members


Crystal Churchwell ’07

Nashville, Tenn.
Director and Chair of the Wellesley Fund, 2019–21

  • Director of development at the Frist Art Museum in Nashville, Tenn.
  • M.B.A., Vanderbilt University
  • Wellesley activities: class of ’07 annual-giving representative; program chair, Nashville Wellesley Club; young alumnae coordinator for New York Wellesley Club; member of Wellesley Alumnae of African Descent


Albina Thakkar Heidebrecht ’03

Director and Chair of Alumnae Admissions Representatives, 2019–21

  • Doctor of physical therapy and a board-certified specialist in women’s health physical therapy at Houston Methodist Hospital
  • D.P.T., Texas Women’s University
  • Wellesley activities: Alumnae Admissions Representative; Wellesley Club of Houston admissions co-chair; class of ’03 Durant Society committee member and assistant annual-giving representative; Friends of Art regional and Houston committee member


Stephanie Hsieh ’89

Pasadena, Calif.
Director, 2019–21

  • CEO, Meditope Biosciences, Inc., Los Angeles, an early stage biotechnology company developing immune-oncology products
  • J.D., Columbia University; M.B.A., Stanford University
  • Wellesley activities: president, treasurer, service day representative, Wellesley Club of Pasedena; co-founder of Wellesley Entrepreneurs group of the Wellesley Club of Los Angeles; member, Business Leadership Council (and organizer of the 2019 BLC retreat); HIVE volunteer mentor


Sally Katz ’78

Director, 2019–21

  • Program analyst, Department of Homeland Security/Transportation Security Administration, U.S. Embassy, Paris
  • J.D., Yale University
  • Wellesley activities: president, secretary, board member, newsletter editor, Wellesley Club of France; co-vice president and nominating chair, class of ’78; 2016 recipient of the WCAA’s Sed Ministrare Award


Amy Tsui Luke ’90

New York
Director, 2019–21

  • Most recently CEO (North America) and partner at the Boston Consulting Group Expand Research, as well as managing director/COO at BCG Plantinion
  • M.B.A., Harvard University
  • Wellesley activities: class of ’90 Durant Society chair and committee member, special gifts chair for the 20th reunion; New York Leadership Gift Committee; member, Wellesley Development and Outreach Council; advisor to Wellesley/HBX, Harvard Business School’s online initiative; Wellesley in China Honorary Host Committee; speaker at the launch of the Campaign to Advance the Wellesley Effect and the 125th anniversary of the New York Wellesley Club


Cheryl Whaley ’87

New York
Director, 2019–21

  • Managing partner, Paradox Strategies, a leadership and research advisory firm based in Boston and Los Angeles
  • M.B.A., Harvard University
  • Wellesley activities: reunion chair and nominating chair for the class of ’87, Durant Society committee member, assistant annual-giving representative
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