Katie Culver graduated from Villanova. She taught in South Central LA and Washington D.C. as a volunteer with “Response-Ability.” Katie earned a Masters in Teaching from Trinity and a Ph.D. in Urban Education from Temple. A mother of three, she is an adjunct at Temple in Leadership and Policy Studies and run gender workshops for teachers and parents.
A 2010 graduate of Wellesley College, Sarah Odell was a four-year member of the squash team and two-year co-captain. Sarah is an active member of the New York and national squash scenes. She serves on the boards of Maccabi USA Squash, the Women’s Doubles Squash Association, and the Metropolitain Squash Racquets Association. When Sarah isn’t reading or on a court, she enjoys good food and good company.
Laura Pappano is writer-in-residence at Wellesley Centers for Women, co-author of Playing With the Boys (Oxford, 2008, 2009), and author of Inside School Turnarounds (Harvard Ed Press, 2010) and The Connection Gap (2001). Her work has appeared in various publications including The New York Times, Harvard Education Letter, Boston Globe, and the Christian Science Monitor. She played Varsity Field Hockey at Yale and now cycles and plays tennis.
Mariah Philips is a student-athlete at Wellesley College with plans to major in social science or women and gender studies. She is a member of the varsity softball team and the group, Wellesley for Equality. Mariah is studying abroad in Thailand.
Ashleigh Sargent is a 2013 graduate of Wellesley College. She played varsity basketball, was on the Student Athlete Advisory Committee, and a head of the Wellesley Athlete Mentor Program.
Vanessa Wilkins is a junior pursuing a history major and economics minor from Wellesley College. A three-year member of the varsity track and cross country teams, Vanessa enjoys exploring Boston and wandering the aisles of Whole Foods when she’s not running (or thinking about running).