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.

List of 3 news stories.

  • Head of School Jenny Rao and Isaac H. '19

    Emma Willard Senior Isaac H. Named National Merit Scholarship Winner

    Katie Coakley
    Emma Willard School is proud celebrate senior Isaac H. on being named a winner of a National Merit Scholarship!
  • Jennifer L. '19 with her curated collection in Dietel Gallery

    Jennifer L. '19 Curates a Collection Representing Autonomous Regions in China

    Katie Coakley
    Emma Willard School’s capstone program, Signature, empowers juniors and seniors to dive deep into a personal project of their choosing. Jennifer L. ’19 used her Signature to bring new understanding to China’s often underrepresented autonomous regions of Inner Mongolia and Xinjiang. 
     
    We asked Jennifer about her Signature experience and how she came to curate her final collection, which was displayed in Dietel Gallery earlier this month. 
  • Congressman Paul Tonko, Yuma M. '21, and Caroline Valites at a local award ceremony

    Yuma M. '21 Recognized in Congressional Art Competition

    Katie Coakley
    Emma Willard School sophomore Yuma M. has received an Honorable Mention in this year’s Congressional Art Competition for her piece, “Boston Museum in Boston, Ireland,” which will be displayed in the Albany District Office for the next year.

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