2021 Alumnae Achievement Awards

This year’s recipients of Wellesley’s highest honor are Adelaide Hines Sanford, M.A. ’50, Robin Chase ’80, and Farhana Khera ’91.

Fighting for the Underserved in Education
From classroom teacher to principal to vice chancellor of the New York State Board of Regents, Adelaide Hines Sanford, M.A. ’50 is one of the nation’s foremost advocates for the education of students of African ancestry.More
Transformative Transportation
Robin Chase ’80, best known for unlocking the potential of the collaborative economy by co-founding Zipcar, has a clear vision of what needs to happen in the transportation industry in order to combat climate change.More
A Voice for Muslims
Farhana Khera ’91, co-founder and former president and executive director of Muslim Advocates, a national legal advocacy and educational organization, believes passionately in an inclusive, pluralistic America in which all are truly entitled to equal rights under the law.More