New Alumnae Association Board Members

Laura Wood Cantopher ’84
Mount Pleasant, S.C.
President Elect, 2020–21
President, 2021–24

  • Recently retired from a career in educational publishing and philanthropic consulting
  • M.B.A., Harvard University
  • Wellesley activities: chair, 2019 search committee for WCAA executive director; former WCAA board member, interim executive director, and staff (director of clubs); current class of ’84 Wellesley Fund representative; former ’84 president, reunion chair, nominating chair, Durant giving chair; former member of the National Development and Outreach Council.

Laura Sue Cohen D’Annunzio ’85
San Antonio, Texas
Director, 2020–22

  • Former executive vice president and chief people officer, Rackspace
  • M.B.A., University of Chicago
  • Wellesley activities: member and former co-chair, Business Leadership Council; mentor on the Hive; alumnae admission representative and interviewer, Chicago, Atlanta, Texas; former class of ’85 president, vice president, and reunion committee member; former member, Wellesley in China host committee

Lauren Young Durbin ’99
Richmond, Va.
Director, 2020–22

  • Founder/career transition coach, Tyche Career Coaching
  • J.D., New York Law School
  • Wellesley activities: Co-chair of the WCAA’s Inclusion and Diversity Engaging Alums (IDEA) Working Group; mentor on the Hive; mid-Atlantic rep for Wellesley Alumnae of African Descent (WAAD); former president, vice president, admissions rep, and webmistress for Wellesley in Central and Coastal Virginia

Amy Huang ’99
Washington, D.C.
Director, 2020–22

  • Senior manager, Marsh and McLennan Companies Global Technology Infrastructure
  • M.B.A., New York University
  • Wellesley activities: member and admission interviewer for Washington Wellesley Club; mentor on the Hive; mentor, panelist, and assistant matching interns with mentors for Wellesley in Washington internship program

Leilani Stacy ’18
Cambridge, Mass.
Young Alumnae Director, 2020–2023

  • Americorps Foodcorps service member at the Mayor’s Office of Food Access in Boston. Plans to attend the University of Southern California’s Gould School of Law in the fall
  • Wellesley activities: mentor on the Hive; while at Wellesley, an inaugural Ministrare Fellow for Career Education’s Office of Civic Engagement, where she coordinated student volunteer opportunities at the South Middlesex Correctional Center
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