Bryn Mawr Stories


Amara Gregorek '23

Interned with DOROT
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"In high school I volunteered at DOROT, where I interned this summer, and found a community that is still very close to my heart today. Seeing that Bryn Mawr had so many volunteer initiatives and similar clubs like Adopt-A-Grandparent drew me to the school and ultimately helped me to make my decision to attend Bryn Mawr."聽

Sofia Azuara '25

Actualizing Dreams through the BMC Reading Series: Sofia Azuara '25

Hometown: Houston, TX

"Not only is it a wonderful experience for the students to listen to published authors speak, but it's also a step in actualizing our dreams."

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hand-painted banner reading "feminismo" held by women at an outdoor march

360掳: Feminisms in Latin America

As part of a genealogy of feminisms within the Global South, feminisms in Latin America have critically engaged with mainstream euro-centric feminist debates but also contributed theoretical, political, epistemological, and socio-cultural approaches and tools to identify, examine, interrogate, contest, and dismantle structural oppressions.

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Major Moment: Biochemistry and French with Lia Wong-Fodor '26

Hometown: Bangkok, Thailand

"Every course I take continues to confirm my passion for biochemistry and French, offering new opportunities to develop my understanding of each subject from a different perspective."

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Katherine, Madeleine '27, and Tom Carroll at orientation

Finding Her Path: Tom Carroll P'27

Parents to Madeleine Carroll '27

"We鈥檙e in that special time when something you committed to is turning out to be far better鈥攔icher, deeper鈥攖han you imagined."

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All dressed up for May Day

Lia Wong-Fodor '26

Hometown: Bangkok, Thailand

"Bryn Mawr students are a force to be reckoned with鈥攃hangemakers may seem like a clich茅 term, but our students are really driven to create the world they want to see."

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Rose and Liam in the UK

Serving Up Love in Wyndham

"We had a self-uniting marriage on campus in the sunken garden in聽April 2018, our senior聽year. BMC was a great environment for us both, for me as a queer woman and for Liam who is trans masc." - Rose Kooper-Johnson '18

Rose & Liam
Annalise Ashman

Annalise Ashman '24

Hometown: Tyrone, GA

鈥淚 knew that something I wanted in a community was to feel part of something bigger than myself, and that鈥檚 here at Bryn Mawr.鈥

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Mecca & Julius

Started Off Sorting Keys, Ended in Love

"This day no love potion, no pre-made gifts, no eye contact across the room or campus. This time it was 8 hours, 2,000 keys, and her and I." -Julius Honey '18

Mecca & Julius
Hazel & Lillian Moffat '22

Love Under the Rock Arch

"Maybe kissing under the Rock Arch on our first month anniversary was magical all along."

Hazel & Lillian
Martely & Nori 1

Finding the Right Pulso

"My first memory was seeing Nori skipping down the hallway. I saw her and felt little butterflies, seeing HER for the first time." - Martely Carrera '18

Martely & Nori
Maggie Pavao

Maggie Pavao '25

Hometown: Belmont, CA

"I never thought of myself as a really independent person, but I feel like college really allows you to explore that."

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Olivia Flores

Olivia Flores '26

Hometown: Napa, CA

"There are so many different interests and parts of yourself you鈥檒l find at Bryn Mawr that you don't even know exist yet."

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