125th Anniversary Celebration

Alumnae Stories

 

 
 

Blue & Purple W’s go together in the Northwest


What do the blue and purple “W” have in common? Women who have studied at Wellesley College AND the University of Washington. This 125th Anniversary feature on local alumnae highlights a few members of our sisterhood who attended both institutions. Class of 1965 alumnae Marcia Joslyn Sill, Delight Carter Willing and Elizabeth “Libba” Schoonmaker Pinchot, all live in the Seattle area and recently reconnected. Continue reading...


Wellesley alumnae re-engage for professional fulfillment following personal fulfillment


This 125th Anniversary feature on local alumnae highlights a few members of our sisterhood who re-entered the workforce in an era where it required creativity and reinvention. During the 1970s and 80s, women seeking employment after a period focused on motherhood, marriage, and managing households were known as “displaced homemakers”. Continue reading...