Alumnae Lives

An image of the Wellesley "W" logo
Summer 2018
Given annually at reunion by the WCAA, the Syrena Stackpole Award honors dedicated service and exceptional commitment to Wellesley.More
A photo of the gold oak-leaf pin presented to Achievement Award Winners, wrapped in a 2018 banner.
Summer 2018
Wellesley’s highest honor is given annually to graduates of distinction, who through their achievements have brought honor to themselves and the College.More
Martha Goldberg Aronson ’89
Summer 2018
Martha Goldberg Aronson ’89, the new president of the Wellesley College Alumnae Association, has an enthusiasm for Wellesley that doesn’t quit.More
A photo of Leslie Andrews ’82,golf club in hand, on the course at Nehoiden.
Summer 2018
When Leslie Andrews ’82 heard about the vision for the Nehoiden Golf Club’s future from Nancy Coleman, associate provost and director of strategic growth initiatives, and Rob Haley, general manager at Nehoiden, she was hooked. “I said, ‘Sign me up, and when do we start?’”More
A photo of six new alumnae from the class of 2018 celebrate after the ceremony.
Summer 2018
Commencement speaker Tracy K. Smith, Poet Laureate of the United States, told the class of 2018, “You belong to a remarkable generation. … I feel stronger for your example, and for the fact of your presence, your resonant voices, your nimble minds, and your huge hearts.”More
A head-and-shoulders portrait of Cameran Lougy Mason '84.
Summer 2018
After a decade at Wellesley, Cameran Lougy Mason ’84, vice president of Resources, has left the College to become the chief development officer at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Mason led the planning and execution of Wellesley’s Campaign to advance the Wellesley Effect, which hit its $500 million goal a full year ahead of schedule.More
A photo of five Wellesley alumnae posing with President Paula Johnson and two College staff members in Seoul.
Summer 2018
In March, President Paula Johnson and Wellesley colleagues traveled to six cities in three countries in Asia—Tokyo, Hong Kong, Nanjing, Shanghai, Seoul, and Beijing—meeting with more than 350 alumnae and parents at five different Alumnae Association club events.More
A portrait of Nisreen Abo-Sido '18 wearing Muslim hijab.
Summer 2018
This summer, Nisreen Abo-Sido ’18 embarks on 12 months of travel to farms and gardens in Iceland, Peru, Malawi, and Italy, supported by a $30,000 Thomas J. Watson Fellowship. She will work alongside farmers, ranchers, and gardeners to learn how they manage agricultural systems that produce food while fostering the ecological interactions that sustain the land.More
The cover of Out in Blue Fields: A Year at Hokum Roack Blueberry Farm, depicts a ripening blueberry bush.
Summer 2018
Out in Blue Fields: A Year at Hokum Rock Blueberry Farm, chronicles, in photography and words, the day-to-day life of the thriving spot on Cape Cod where Janice Riley CE/DS ’00 lives, writes, and farms.More
An image shows the type-only cover of Fascism: A Warning by Madeleine Korbel Albright '59.
Summer 2018
“Of all the unanswered questions of our time, perhaps the most important is: ‘What is Fascism?’” wrote British journalist George Orwell in 1944. At that time, a young girl was living in exile in London, having fled the Nazi invasion of Czechoslovakia with her parents. In her new book, Fascism: A Warning , that girl, Madeleine Korbel Albright ’59, takes up Orwell’s question anew.More