🎓Wellesley College Credit 🏠 Residential (Meals Included)
Interactive learning in the classroom – and beyond.
The Undergraduate Contemporary Women’s Leadership (CWL) Institute offers a unique learning experience: intimate classroom discussions and hands-on experience with Wellesley’s distinguished full-time faculty plus women leaders in government, entertainment, and industry.
Meet Your Professors
Dr. Elena Creef
Professor of Women's and Gender Studies, Dr. Creef teaches courses on Asian American film and cultural studies, the multicultural American West, and "Reading Elvis Presley and 1950s America." She is the author of "Imaging Japanese America: The Visual Construction of Citizenship, Nation, and the Body" (NYU Press 2004).
Dr. Preeta M. Banerjee
Dr. Preeta M. Banerjee has spent over 20 years in academia, coaching, and consulting. As an advocate,educator, researcher, and author, Dr. Banerjee focuses on the importance of authentic leadership, creativity and innovation, entrepreneurship, and social change. She is currently co-founder and partner at WhiteLeaf Advisors, LLC. Previously, she led Deloitte’s U.S. Tech, Media and Telecom thought-leadership team and was a business school professor at both Brandeis University and the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. She holds a PhD in Strategic Management from the Wharton School and a BS in Computational Biology and Business from Carnegie Mellon.
Past Professional Advisors Include:
Leslie Andrews (’82), LPGA Professional
Catherine D’Amato, CEO, Greater Boston Food Bank
Joan Wallace Benjamin (’75), President/CEO, The Home for Little Wanderers
Bethany Branon, AVP UNUM
Karen Bratt (’85), Managing Director, First Republic Bank