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Clockwise from top left: Brenna Greer, Shelly Anand ’08, Ashley Cale ’15, Lily Balloffet ’06, Katherine Leung ’14.

Why Study History?

An Alumnae Career Panel
Apr 26, 2021, 6–7:30 PM
Free and open to the public

Hear from Wellesley alumnae how the study of history is critical to multiple career paths.


  • Shelly Anand ’08, Executive Director and Co-Founder of Sur Legal Collaborative, an immigrant and worker rights not-for-profit legal organization, and Children's Book Author of Laxmi’s Mooch.
  • Lily Balloffet ’06, Assistant Professor, Latin American & Latino Studies, UC Santa Cruz.
  • Ashley Cale ’15, Archives Assistant, Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Yale University.
  • Katherine Leung ’14, Labor Lawyer with Region 28 of the National Labor Relations Board, and Vice President of National Labor Relations Board Union Local 28. Katherine’s participation in this event is strictly in her personal capacity and her comments reflect only her opinion, and not the positions of the National Labor Relations Board, or the National Labor Relations Board Union.

Moderator: Brenna Greer, Associate Professor of history.

Please register in advance.

For more information, please contact:

Sharon Zimmer