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  1. Headshot of Kayla Zarella

    As Student Body President and mentor for Strong Women, Strong Girls, Kayla Zarella '21 understands the importance of developing empowering, inclusive communities. Read Kayla's thoughts on the last four years and how Simmons helped shape her into a true leader.

  2. Headshot of AdalizCruz

    Adaliz Cruz ’20MS isn't interested in the traditional subjects of music research. Learn more about her journey into studying and amplifying historically repressed, censored, and criminalized music.

  3. Sneha Shrestha standing in front of the site specific (temporary) artwork she created directly on the walls of the Trustman Gallery in 2019 for her show Golden Equinox.

    Simmons University to diversify institution’s art collection with addition of works by four Boston-based visual artists.

  4. Management and Academic Building on the academic campus

    We caught up with Charlotte Streat ’00MBA, Vice President, Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI) at Liberty Mutual, about asking uncomfortable questions in order to yield better business outcomes. Learn more about her journey and why these conversations are important.

  5. Headshot of Kenyora Parham

    President of Simmons University's African-American Alumnae/i Association Kenyora Parham '10 tells us about her career of building systems for women and girls of color, who often succumb to society’s pressures and systemic oppression.

  6. Headshot of Cheeznah Milord

    Through the Boston Scholarship, Cheeznah Milord '21 found her passions, which led to the creation of the RISE Mentorship Program. Learn more about the additional resources available to Boston Scholars thanks to Cheeznah's hard work.

  7. Photo of Ibram X. Kendi

    Kendi’s bestselling book, "How to Be an Antiracist," was selected as the Spring 2021 Community Read and the event’s central topic. President Wooten and Kendi discussed several themes from his book, including defining racism, intersectionality, and identity.

  8. Lynn Perry Wooten reading Ibram X. Kendi's "How to Be an Antiracist"

    The 2021 Spring Community Read, "How to Be an AntiRacist," explores the concept of antiracism and how we might build an antiracist society. Check out President Wooten's favorite quotes and takeaways from Kendi’s powerful book.

  9. Headshot of President Lynn Perry Wooten

    For President Wooten, Black History Month has always been about learning and discovery. This year, she's encouraging the Simmons community to join her by engaging in the Multicultural Center's programming and carrying these lessons into the future.