Falling in love in 1947, two women -- Pat Henschel and pro baseball player Terry Donahue -- begin a 65-year journey of love and overcoming prejudice.
Welcome to our Shared Identity Group
Connect with each other and the College based our common identities and shared experiences at Wellesley and in the world. Alums from all class years are welcome to join us. We look forward to bringing everyone together and sharing Wellesley bonds.
Wellesley Alum Pride Alliance (WAPA) is a shared interest group for LGBTQ+ Wellesley alums founded in 2017. Our mission is to build a community with LGBTQ+ alums by providing opportunities to share experiences, support each other, and connect with current students.
Academy Award-winning filmmaker, LGBTQ rights champion, and social justice educator Debra (Chas) Chasnoff '78 died on November 7, 2017 in San Francisco. Polly Munts Talen '77 remembers her friend and classmate Chas in this essay.
In accordance with the WAPA Bylaws, WAPA's Nominating Committee has submitted a slate of candidates to serve as WAPA's Governing Board for 2018-2021. All members of WAPA are invited to record their vote regarding this slate. The voting period shall be open from June 9, 2018 to midnight Eastern time on June 25, 2018.