Young Alumna Award
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.
This outstanding young alumna has become an empowered woman in the community. For some nominees, this may mean she has continued to pursue and excel in the individualized journey begun at Emma Willard’s campus. She is empowered by what she knows and accomplishes. For other candidates, this award will mean she has demonstrated the character and leadership fostered during the Emma Willard experience to discover and conquer new challenges, working to create positive change and to improve the world around her.