Get Involved with AADC Regional Connection Groups & Affinity Networks
Within the Associate Alumnae of Douglass College, there are connection groups in various regions and affinity networks to connect alumnae with each other and the AADC. Please learn more about groups and networks in the guidelines available in PDFs below. You may also download a sample template for sharing news with your group or network.
AADC Regional Connection Groups
New York City
The AADC New York City Regional Connection Group provides social events and networking opportunities to connect alumnae residing in the New York City area to each other and the Associate Alumnae of Douglass College. Group Co-Chairs are Lillian Zeisel Cohen ’59 and Susan Goldfine ’63. To learn more or to become involved, please contact the AADC .
The AADC New Jersey Regional Connection Group has groups in Southern, Central and Northern areas. This group connects alumnae to each other and the Associate Alumnae of Douglass College. Group Co-Chairs are Yesenia Perez ’12 and Heather Tedesco ’12. To learn more or to become involved, please contact the AADC .
The AADC Washington, D.C. Regional Connection Group provides social events and networking opportunities to connect alumnae residing in the Metropolitan Area to each other and the Associate Alumnae of Douglass College. To learn more or to become involved, contact Chair Shireen Lewis ’86.
North Carolina – Wilmington and Raleigh/Durham
The AADC North Carolina Regional Connection Group provides social events and networking opportunities to connect alumnae currently residing in the Wilmington and the Research Triangle areas to each other and the Associate Alumnae of Douglass College. To learn more or to become involved, contact Chair Donna Coulson ’77.
Palm Beach Area, Florida
The AADC Regional Connection Group of the Palm Beach Florida Area plans an annual luncheon and seeks to create connection opportunities for alumnae, whether they be natives, snowbirds, or vacationers. Co-Chairs are Lois Rabinowitz Steinberg ‘59 and Carole Kurzawa Kurtz ’59. To learn more or to become involved, please contact the AADC.
San Francisco, California, Bay Area
The AADC Regional Connection Group of the San Francisco Bay Area provides social events and networking opportunities to connect alumnae to each other and to the AADC. The group is now forming a planning committee and looking to connect are alumnae. To become involved please contact Chair Carolyn Olechowski Gerhardt ’68 and include “AADC Connection Group Bay Area” in the subject line. To learn more you may also contact the AADC .
If you live in California, please stay tuned for more information about upcoming gatherings to connect alumnae living in the Los Angeles area.
Asian Alumnae Network
The Asian Alumnae Network (AAN) supports and fosters a community among alumnae of Asian cultures, including but not limited to: Indian, Chinese, Pakistani, Japanese, Korean, Bangladeshi, Filipino, and Sri Lankan. Please contact the AADC at the AADC.
AADC Black Alumnae Network
The AADC Black Alumnae Network (BAN) was established in 1981 to organize events that are of particular interest to African-American alumnae. BAN maintains strong connections between alumnae and annually recognizes a black student with the Jewel Plummer Cobb Award for outstanding academic achievement and extra-curricular involvement. BAN also has a subcommittee for the planning of their biennial Jewel Plummer Cobb Sisters Conference. Ruth Toni Howell Armstead ’74 serves as the President of AADC BAN. To get involved with this network or the Sisters Conference Planning Committee, contact the AADC at the AADC.
Bunting Connections builds relationships among sister alumnae who graduated from the Mary I. Bunting Program. Join Bunting Connections to grow stellar friendships and attend activities and meet ups throughout the year. Interested in connecting with sister Bunting alumnae? Contact Bunting Connection Chair Jean D’Amore ’09.
AADC Evergreen Affinity Network
The Evergreen Affinity Network recruits alumnae to be active members of this AADC network while providing leadership development training opportunities. The affinity network consists of alumnae who previously served as tour guides and campus recruiters as well as any other alumnae who would like to be a part of this affinity network. Please contact the AADC.
Latina Alumnae Network
The AADC Latina Alumnae Network (LAN) supports and fosters a community among Douglass Latina alumnae. LAN holds a Latina Career Panel each year and sponsors activities, such as Salsa dance lessons during AADC Alumnae Reunion Weekend. Please contact the AADC at the AADC.
AADC Pride Network
The AADC Pride Network promotes support, networking and celebration among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer-identified and allied alumnae. The Network’s officers are co-chairs are Winifred Quinn ’86 and Liz Murray ’87. To get involved, please contact the AADC.
Young Alumnae Network
The members of AADC Young Alumnae Network (YAN) take particular interest in connecting recent graduates with alumnae of all ages. Alumnae look forward to popular YAN gatherings such as Cabin Fever and Sweet Treat Challenge, YAN-O-Ween and YAN Paint N Pour events. To get involved, please contact the AADC at the AADC.