Connecticut College's 25,000 alumni live around the globe in places from New London to New Delhi.

They have won Academy Awards and Olympic medals; are prominent judges, lawyers and politicians; have founded nonprofits whose work changes lives; lead global corporations and are internationally known writers, artists and filmmakers.

The College was founded in 1911 as the only four-year institution of higher education open to women in Connecticut. Through the years, many alumnae have been leaders in their communities and nationally in advocating for equal rights and equal opportunities for all people.