Alumnae Lives

Kemi poses in her kitchen with her younger daughter and the Ukrainian couple her family sponsored.
Summer 2023
Last fall, Karen “Kemi” Kemirembe ’12. Kemi, her husband, Troy Carl, and their toddler daughter welcomed a Ukrainian family of three into their home through a U.S. government program, Uniting for Ukraine.More
An official portrait of Kayle Stevens '99 shows her in uniform and has an American flag in the background.
Summer 2023
Should the U.S. Senate confirm the nomination of Kayle Stevens ’99 later this year, she would not only become the first Wellesley woman to be a Brigadier General in the Air Force, but she and her father would be the first Black father-daughter duo to hold that ranking.More
A photo portrait of Nicole Sasson '84
Summer 2023
As chief of physical medicine and rehabilitation at Veteran Affairs-New York Harbor Healthcare System, physiatrist Nicole Sasson ’84 was instrumental in helping test and fine-tune a next-generation robotic arm.More
An illustration shows a figure running across a field through the rain toward a warmly lit cottage.
Summer 2023
In September 2022, Monica Byrne ’03 gave most of her possessions away and put the rest in storage. “The pandemic had erased my life,” she writes, “and I had to start over.”More
A collage illustration depicts protest signs saying "Women, Life, Freedom," and showing Masha Amini. The images evoke the red, green, and black of the Iranian flag.
Summer 2023
The “woman, life, freedom” movement shares the language and struggle of other uprisings worldwide, writes anthropologist Narges Bajoghli ’04.More
New Alumnae Association Board Members
Summer 2023
Introducing five new Wellesley College Alumnae Association Board Members.More
A photo of the gold oak leaf pin awarded to AAA recipients, decorated with a blue banner saying 2023
Summer 2023
Wellesley’s highest honor is given annually to graduates of distinction, who through their achievements have brought honor to themselves and the College.More
A photo of the iconic Wellesley lamppost
Summer 2023
The Wellesley College Alumnae Association created the annual Sed Ministrare Volunteer Awards in 2014 to recognize dedicated volunteer service. The 2023 recipients, Beth McKinnon ’72 and Nida Mirza ’05, were announced at the annual meeting of the WCAA at reunion.More
A photo shows Tower Court
Summer 2023
The Syrena Stackpole Award is given annually at reunion in recognition of a lifetime of dedicated service and exceptional commitment to Wellesley College. The recipients of the award in 2023 were Dorothy Chao Jenkins ’68 and Lynne Marie Miller ’73.More
A photo of Laura Wood Cantopher '84
Summer 2023
The WCAA and the College are considering proposed structural changes that will allow the association to further harness the power and influence of Wellesley’s alumnae population to make a difference for us all.More