Alumnae Lives

Hannah Reese ’02
Summer 2021
Hannah Reese’s work is changing the way that clinicians treat people with anxiety and tic disorders. A clinical scientist, researcher, and an assistant professor of psychology at Bowdoin, Hannah has been pioneering a new mindfulness-based treatment for those with Tourette’s syndrome.More
A photo of Dot Widmayer '52
Summer 2021
Dorothea “Dot” J. Widmayer ’52, professor emerita of biological sciences, passed away on March 6. Teaching introductory biology and genetics, and carrying out research on gene action and expression in the protozoan Paramecium aurelia, Dot had a great positive influence on many students throughout her long career.More
A photo of Elsa Sebastian on the deck of a boat holding a "Save the Tongass" flag
Summer 2021
Elsa Sebastian ’13 can’t remember a time when the Tongass National Forest wasn’t part of her life. Now she’s working to save it.More
A photo portrait of Stephanie Christie '00
Summer 2021
Stephanie Christie ’00 enjoys building community and brands, which inspired her to launch WellesleyMade.com, an online directory that showcases the talented artists, makers, and entrepreneurs among Wellesley alums.More
A photo of Tamara Nash wearing a Wellesley "W" button on her lapel
Summer 2021
“My family taught me that education is the key to success,” says Tamara Nash ’79. It’s not surprising, then, that Tamara has built a career around higher education administration.More
A piece of art by Barbara Page '66 is a pictogram depicting a rose and a bird on 3-by-5-inch library checkout card for the book "A Secret Garden."
Summer 2021
Book Marks: An Artist’s Card Catalog, an art book by Barbara Page ’66, kept our reviewer up into the night reading.More
Clockwise from top left are photo portraits of Marilyn Twomey Smith ’70, Bunny Winter ’70, Andrea Levitt ’71, Lois Juliber ’71.
Summer 2021
Congratulations to the four dedicated volunteers honored with the Syrena Stackpole Awards at the virtual reunion in June.More
A. photo shows Muslim students flying kites while celebrating Eid on campus in spring 2021.
Summer 2021
The WCAA welcomes a pilot shared identity group, Wellesley Muslim Alums (WMA), which held its first event on Zoom in April.More
Four photos show, clockwise from top left, Brita Haugland Cantrell ’84, Angeles Garcia Cassin ’09, Erika Woods ’05, Jane Materazzo ’83.
Summer 2021
New members from Massachusetts, New Jersey, Oklahoma, and Texas have joined the WCAA Board of Directors.More
A photo portrait shows the new WCAA president, Laura Wood Cantopher '84, wearing a Wellesley-blue top.
Summer 2021
“My opportunities to be a Wellesley volunteer have been a sustenance through my whole life,” says Laura Wood Cantopher ’84, the new president of the Alumnae Association.More