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Wellesley College Athletics - Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Wellesley College Athletics - Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The Department of Physical Education, Recreation and Athletics (PERA) at Wellesley College values a diverse and inclusive community for students and employees. We affirm that diversity and inclusion improves the learning environment for all and enhances excellence within the College. PERA will support programming and education which sustains foundations of an inclusive culture across all dimensions of diversity.


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Policies & Programs


PERA provides tangible resources in support of actionable progress toward an inclusive community. To access past and ongoing programming, we have highlighted the following resources for students, faculty and staff:

Speakers & Training Sessions

The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Committee recognizes the importance of introducing a variety of voices to strength the discussion in our community. Past guest speakers include:

"My Story Matters"

The student-athlete representatives on Wellesley's Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Committee share their stories and perspectives.

PERA Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee

Student Representatives:

How to Join?

We are proud to have five student members on the committee. Check back here for a student interest form when there are openings for student membership available! Faculty & Staff within or outside the department with interest in being on the committee should contact Katie Galiardi ( for more information.


Please contact the committee using our Anonymous Google Form OR via email at