The scene was set: Nearly 3000 alumnae had flown in to attend the college’s Election Night party, glass ceiling cupcakes had been ordered and students were decked out in suffragette costumes (and planning on purchasing “Wellesley in the White House” sweatshirts the next morning). As a recent alumna of Wellesley…

Cecilia Nowell

reporting on gender, latin america & the southwest | she/her | words at Al Jazeera English, PRI’s The World, NPR’s LatinoUSA | cecilianowell.com

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