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Spelman College 2018 WEL Graduates

Women of Excellence Leadership [WEL] Graduates

Spelman College presents the Women of Excellence Leadership (WEL) Series graduates who have successfully completed the certificate program designed to train students for leadership roles in the global community. This powerful series — developed in keeping with the College’s objective to cultivate change agents for a civil and just society — features leadership experts, entrepreneurs, noted faculty, community leaders, and prominent corporate partners as leadership development agents for WEL participants. (Select an image below to learn more about each WEL Scholar).

2020 Graduates

Naomi Yitref, C’2021

Naomi Yitref, a sociology and anthropology major, will become an instrumental international policy maker who transforms the field of global human development. She will embrace her destiny to become the first woman Prime Minister of Ethiopia, following in the footsteps of both her grandfather and great grandfather. She will embody her ancestors' wildest dreams.

Naomi Yitref, C’2021