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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

Talese Simley, C’2020

Talese Simley, a sociology and anthropology major, will become the Secretary of Defense. She will use her experience as a naval officer and her platform to increase the visibility of Black and brown women in the military.

Talese Simley

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