The alumnae of Bennett College are trailblazers and have made their mark on the world.
Bennett College, one of the two HBCUs dedicated to African American women in the United States, has been around since 1873. In that time, thousands of women have walked its halls and graduated, going on to make their marks on the world.
Recently, Bennett has been in the news because of the threat of losing it’s accreditation and we at Watch The Yard, in our support of the college, thought it would be a good idea to remind everyone of all of the amazing women and talent that Bennett produces.
Please share this list with as many people as possible along with the hashtag #StandWithBennett.
Click on the arrows below to see our list of notable Bennett College alumnae.
Carolyn Robertson Payton – Class of 1945
She was the first female and the first African American to be Peace Corps Director.
Click on the arrows below to see our list of notable alumnae.
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Leadership Highlight: Brooklyn Sims the Basileus of Alpha Kappa Alpha at Fisk University
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Leadership Highlight: Savannah El the Basileus of Alpha Kappa Alpha at Towson University
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Leadership Highlight: Adam Montgomery the President of Alpha Phi Alpha at Northwestern University
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Leadership Highlight: Marcus Moffett the President of Phi Beta Sigma at The University of Texas at San Antonio
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Leadership Highlight: Yessica Ortiz the Basileus of Sigma Gamma Rho at Sam Houston State University
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Leadership Highlight: Tia Calhoun the President of Delta Sigma Theta at Georgia Tech
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Leadership Highlight: Anaya Artopee the President of Zeta Phi Beta at Norfolk State University
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Leadership Highlight: Jordyn Mitchell the Basileus of Alpha Kappa Alpha at University of Dayton