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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  • Johane Gildade Boursiquot, MD ’97 and Meli N. ’23 share a common connection in their passion for medicine.

    Finding the Connection: The Healers

    By Joann Gometz
    We continue our series of stories highlighting connections between Emma students past and present with physician Johane Gildade Boursiquot, MD ’97 and Meli N. ’23, a current student whose interests center around medical research and biomedical engineering. This is the final feature from the series, originally printed in the Spring 2022 edition of Signature magazine.

  • Gevi S. '23 and Crystal S. '23 all smiles on Opening Day '22!

    One of 360: Crystal S. '23

    By Sandra Santana
    Mount Ida is back and buzzing with the return of our incredible school community. As we all begin to settle into our routine, it’s time to learn about the faces who make our spaces special. Our One of 360 series kicks off this month with none other than New York City native, Crystal S. ’23! Hear more from Crystal on her discovery of Emma Willard School, surprise poetry, and taking the stage at APOLLO.
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    DEI Speaker Series with Dr. Ruha Benjamin: Joyful and Just, Community as Rebellion and the Poetics of Living

    Kaitlin Resler
    Last week saw the start of the 2022-2023 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Speaker Series at Emma Willard School as we welcomed storyteller, scholar, and advocate Dr. Ruha Benjamin on Tuesday, September 13. Dr. Benjamin’s new book, “Viral Justice: How We Grow the World We Want”, examines the many routes through which race, technology, and justice intersect, and offers creative and innovative solutions for fostering togetherness.

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    285 Pawling Avenue, Troy, NY 12180 | P: 518.833.1300 F: 518.833.1815

    Welcome to Emma Willard School, a private day and boarding high school for girls in Troy, NY, and a leader in girls' education for over 200 years. 

    PLEASE NOTE: All visitors to campus must check in with Campus Safety, which can be found at the red flag entrance to Sage Hall (Pawling Ave. entrance).