Andrea Saavedra ‘01 is the current President of the Wellesley Latina Alumnae Network. At Wellesley College, she majored in Economics. Andrea currently serves as the Assistant Dean and Dean of Judicial Clerkships at Columbia University Law School. She has an extensive legal career having worked at Weil, Gotshal & Manges, LLP, Nomura Securities International, and clerked for the Honorable Stacey L. Meisel of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey. Andrea is passionate about opening up professional opportunities for the next generation of lawyers and civil leaders.
The purpose of WLAN is to strengthen the connection of alumnae of Latina/Hispanic descent to each other, to the College, and to current as well as prospective students. To support this vision, WLAN has the following three strategic priorities: (1) Admission/Recruitment—Increase the number of prospective and incoming Latina students, (2) College Connection –Partner with the College to optimize efforts, and (3) Alumnae Community – Increase the visibility of WLAN members and build a pipeline of leaders.
Andrea Saavedra '01