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New York, like Vassar, is thrilling. Its spirit is eclectic and electric. New York, like Vassar, is a cultural and intellectual epicenter. It’s diverse and global, local and limitless. And like Vassar, one belongs to New York instantly—as much in five minutes as in five years. It’s a place where ambitious, inventive people can accomplish the extraordinary.

It should be no surprise, then, that thousands of Vassar alums live and work in the five boroughs. Founded in 1922, the Vassar Club of New York (VCNY) connects these many graduates both to one another and to the College they love. The Club hosts a wide range of innovative programs throughout the city. We bring members of Vassar’s esteemed faculty to New York for readings and lecture series. We work closely with the clubs of other elite colleges and universities, allowing Vassar graduates to meet peers and form new friendships. Perhaps most importantly, the Club organizes career discussions with Vassar alumnae/i leaders in various industries, giving VCNY members valuable networking and professional development opportunities.

In short, the Vassar Club of New York advances the mission of the College by fostering a lifelong desire to learn and sustaining enduring bonds among graduates.


Diego S. Segalini ’02

Kat Espiritu-Philson ’01

Secretary & Club Historian
Jane Bender ’67

Dan Leslie ’01

Programming Committee Co-Chairs
Stephanie A. Goldberg ’14 & Danielle Scher ’03

Communications Chair
Eric Estes ’11

Career Networking Liaison
Elias J. Stein ’12

Admissions Chair
Jane Bender ’67

Social Media Coordinator
Stephanie A. Goldberg ’14

Young Alumnae/i Liaison
Lindsey Sample ’20

Operations Chair
Sabrina Stacks ’20

Board Members-at-Large
Ramy Abbady ’16
Audrey Aller ’17
Tamiko Amaker ’90


The mission of the Vassar Club of New York (VCNY) is to lead the alumnae/i who live or work in the five boroughs in advancing the interests of Vassar College. VCNY will be relevant to its alums and to Vassar College by sustaining a sense of community, maintaining traditions, sharing resources, fostering connections and encouraging a lifelong desire to learn.