Our Mission

Honoring its founder’s vision, Emma Willard School proudly fosters in each young woman a love of learning, the habits of an intellectual life, and the character, moral strength, and qualities of leadership to serve and shape her world.

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  • The SEED (Seeking Educational Equity and Diversity) Project trains leaders to facilitate conversations that drive personal, organizational, and societal change toward social justice.

    Embracing the SEED Project

    By Melissia Mason
    Each summer, a select group of educators are chosen to attend SEED (Seeking Educational Equity and Diversity)SM New Leaders Week. This immersive experience is designed to train leaders to facilitate conversations that drive personal, organizational, and societal change toward social justice. Interim Assistant Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Gemma Halfi had the opportunity to attend SEED New Leaders Week this summer and returned equipped and excited to facilitate the first SEED Project at Emma Willard School. 
  • Effie with one of her designs.

    Inspirational Speech: Keeping Life's Lemonade Sweet

    Effie Levenson '21
    During Morning Reports, members of the Emma Willard School community have a chance to share inspirational thoughts from their own life experience. In a recent talk, recent graduate Effie Levenson ‘21 shared her story of a hobby that became art that became a business, with lessons to help “navigate my way through college and life beyond”.  
  • GirlSummer campers at picking out beads.

    GirlSummer: Be, Make, Move

    Kaitlin Resler
    GirlSummer, Emma’s signature summer program, offers girls ages 7-14 enriching, personalized, and fun summer experiences. Summer 2021 saw the return of our in-person GirlSummer day program, with the final day of summer camp last Friday. 

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