Smith educates women of promise for lives of distinction. Talented young women from across the nation and around the globe come to Smith to become a part of the college's rich, diverse and vibrant community. Today, Smith has more than 47,000 undergraduate and 7,000 graduate degree recipients in all 50 states and more than 100 countries.
Smith alumnae apply their learning throughout their lives and throughout the world. Many Smith graduates have gone on to become leaders across the globe:
- Lucile Atcherson Curtis 1913, first woman appointed to the U.S. Foreign Service
- Hari Brissimi '48, first woman director in the office of the U.N. High Commission
- Ng'endo Mwangi '61, first woman physician in Kenya
- Sharmeen Obaid '02, first non-American to win the Livingston Award for international reporting with her 2003 documentary "Reinventing the Taliban"
There are more than 100 active Smith clubs around the world.
Each year, Smith alumnae, family and friends participate in Smith Travel to explore destinations in Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Europe, Latin America and others worldwide.