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Spelman College 2018 WEL Graduates

Women of Excellence in Leadership at Spelman College [WELS] Graduates

Leadership and Civic Engagement (LEADS) at Spelman College presents the Women of Excellence in Leadership (WELS) at Spelman College, a program designed to train students for leadership roles in the global community. This program — developed in keeping with the College’s objective to cultivate change agents for a civil and just society — features leadership experts, including Spelman faculty, non-profit executives, corporate representatives, and entrepreneurs.

2023 Graduates

Niarah Russell, C'2020

Niarah Russell, a comparative women’s studies major, will become a midwife who provides radical care and advocates for women of color. To address maternal health disparities, she will open a birth center to help women in underserved communities.

Niarah Russell

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