Class Notes

Photo by Lisa Abitbol


Anne Spader Byerly ’77 was resplendent in emerald in the alumnae parade on June 5.


A photo portrait of Linda Esslinger Heusser ’54

Linda Esslinger Heusser ’54

Linda Esslinger Heusser ’54, an adjunct research scientist at Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, wants women to continue seeing science as a career optionMore
A photo of Kathryn Bishop holding her Order of the British Empire medal

Kathryn Bishop ’79

Kathryn Bishop ’79 has held many titles in her life: program director, university fellow, board chair, published author. This spring, she added a new one to the list: Commander of the Order of the British Empire, an honor that makes her Kathryn Bishop CBE.More
A photo portrait of Erika Willacy '99

Erika Willacy ’99

COVID-19 isn’t the first pandemic for Erika Willacy ’99. She has spent years at the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) managing outbreak responses around the world, with a particular focus on those who are systematically disadvantaged and shut out of health care systems—people of…More
A photo portrait of Sukin “Dylan” Sim ’15

Sukin “Dylan” Sim ’15

In high school, Sukin “Dylan” Sim ’15 found themselves captivated by a science textbook excerpt about computational chemistry, a type of chemistry that uses computer simulation to help solve problems. At Wellesley, they sought out professors working on research in the field, then…More

In Memoriam

A photo of a Wellesley lantern on campua
Tributes to Wellesley alumnae by family and friendsMore