Since the first graduating class in 1922, alumnae have supported current Douglass students as mentors, role models and donors. See why these alumnae are supporting Innovative Education, Women's Leadership: The Campaign for Douglass.

Dionne Hallback '96, M.A., Vice President, AADC Black Alumnae Network, Associate Director of Financial Aid,The College of New Jersey

To be a douglass woman means…

To me, a Douglass woman is one who is determined and insightful, who takes risks and doesn't pass on any opportunity. My Douglass externships were some of the best experiences I had at college.


Stephanie Weiss '14, English major, Biological Sciences and Classics minors, Red Pine Ambassador, Peer Academic Leader, Douglass Scholarship Recipient

To be a douglass woman means…

Being part of a community that's empowering, where ideas are shared and valued. Douglass has made me who I am today; I feel incredibly blessed. I will always carry Douglass with me wherever life takes me.


Debra Lynch '79, M.A., Ph.D., AADC Board member, Rutgers University Trustee, Director of Psychology, Hunterdon Developmental Center (retired)

To be a douglass woman means…

Being comfortable in a leadership role and being part of a huge network of students and alumnae you can draw on in any situation. Through Douglass, I've had experiences I never could have imagined.


Yamiesha Bell '15, Political Science, Africana Studies, and Women's & Gender Studies major, Barbara Voorhees Mentor, Douglass Black Student Congress, Africana House Living Learning Community

To be a douglass woman means…

Gaining the confidence and the tools you need to be a successful woman. Being part of Douglass changes your perspective on the world—it redraws the boundary lines of what's possible.