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The Office of Advancement and Alumnae/i Relations produces events and programs that connect alumnae/i to Simmons and to one another.
Programs tackle timely topics addressing the needs and interests of alumnae/i while showcasing initiatives of the University.
Check out our event calendar to see what is coming soon!
Upcoming Alumnae/i Events
Jade Simmons: Virtual, Dynamic, Disruptive, Diversity Piano Performance and Keynote Presentation: On A New Note
As METCO Program Director for Arlington Public Schools, Richelle Smith thanks Simmons for helping her get there. Learn more about Richelle's passion for the youth community and why Simmons stood out to her as the "total package."
Maegan Bernier ’20 didn't expect to pursue a business degree, and now she's found her passion at the intersection of business and education. Learn how Bernier teaches her students to be career-ready, and what she hopes to achieve in the long term.
Need a book recommendation? Gabby Womack '17MA, '17MS has read 135 so far this year, and she's just getting started. Learn why Gabby decided to create her site Bookish AfroLatina and how her Simmons experience inspired her to be a radical librarian.
Jillianna Farietta '16 has been a “computer geek” from a young age. Now a Web Developer at Fenway Health, Jillianna applies the valuable lessons she learned at Simmons to her position every day.
Dwan Cannon '21MSW is an SRO case manager at the New England Center and Home for Veterans, a care and service provider for former military service men and women at risk for homelessness.
Lyons understands the struggles of starting a business. An entrepreneur for over 30 years, she has started four of her own businesses in that time. Now she hosts StartUp Life LIVE Show, a weekly live stream show offering business advice to entrepreneurs.
As an artist and elected official, Bianca Valerio takes a creative approach to her community's problems. We spoke with Valerio about her journey into local politics and her hope to redefine what young women in her community are capable of.
In 2013, Areen Shahbari ’11MBA, ’11C established Cactus International, which has provided hundreds of consultation sessions and dozens of courses, workshops, and lectures on entrepreneurship for Arab and Middle Eastern women.