There are many accomplished Emma Willard School alumnae—both in history and today.
Emma Willard School students from across generations share a commitment to serving and shaping their world. We proudly boast the achievements of our vast alumnae network, including historic trailblazers, experts, and philanthropists, while recognizing the women who are making a difference in their local communities and the world at large today.
Honors an alumna, who graduated 25 or more years ago, for embodying the values core to Emma Willard’s vision, including a love of learning, intellectual curiosity, and the character, moral strength, and qualities of leadership to serve and shape her world.
Honors an alumna who has graduated within the past 20 years, for embodying one or more values core to Emma Willard’s vision, including a love of learning, intellectual curiosity, and the character, moral strength, and qualities of leadership to serve and shape their world.
Each year, Emma Willard School recognizes two outstanding alumnae who have made significant contributions to their chosen career field through their service, research, innovations, breakthrough developments, and more.
This award recognizes an alumna’s volunteer commitment and leadership which has had a broad impact on the health and the improvement of the human condition. The award will be given to a person who has dedicated at least five years to domestic and/or international volunteer service and who exemplifies humanitarian ideals and attributes.
Natasha Kermani ’06 is a filmmaker known for her intellectual curiosity, creativity, and unique perspectives. Her nonprofit work focuses on creating an inclusive community of hundreds of women and non-binary directors in the film industry.