Thank you to all who attended
Alumnae Weekend 2024!

Alumnae Weekend is a time to return to campus to celebrate Westridge ties and lifelong friendships with classmates and fellow alumnae.

It includes classes and campus tours for alumnae, a Friday night on-campus reception for alumnae and guests, faculty, and staff, and a dedicated program and award ceremony on Saturday. The 50th reunion class is also invited to a meet and greet tea with our 4th grade class. 
 

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Alumnae Weekend 2024 Recap

It was wonderful to see so many Westridge alumnae return to Westridge for Alumnae Weekend 2024!
 

Together, we celebrated the 50th reunion class of 1974, honored our 2024 Distinguished Alumnae, and reconnected with classmates and fellow alumnae from the classes of 1969 through 2023—over 60 years of Westridge graduates!

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Honoring Distinguished Westridge Alumnae

Each year Distinguished Alumnae are nominated by fellow alumnae to be honored at Alumnae Weekend. The first recipients were chosen in 1988 and were two members of the Westridge student body from its founding in 1913. Today, two alumnae are selected—the Mary Lowther Ranney Distinguished Alumna Award Recipient and the Distinguished Young Alumna Award Recipient. These alumnae embody the spirit of the Westridge motto Surgere Tentamus, have made meaningful impact in their community and notable strides in their chosen fields, and are an inspiration to the Westridge community. Learn more about these awards here.

 

2024 Distinguished Alumna Award Recipients

2024 Mary Lowther Ranney Distinguished Alumna
Debra Suh, Esq. ’85

Debra Suh, Esq. ’85 has worked in nonprofit organizations for over three decades to build a safer and more equitable society. For nearly 24 years, she was the executive director of the Center for the Pacific Asian Family (CPAF), an organization supporting survivors of domestic and sexual violence in the immigrant Asian/Pacific Islander community. She currently serves on the boards of the Asian Pacific Institute on Gender Based Violence and Sequoyah School as well as on the California Office of Emergency Service’s Domestic Violence Advisory Council, and has previously held leadership roles at the California Responsive Domestic Violence Network and the Korean American Bar Association. Her daughter, Nina ’18, is also a proud Westridge alumna.

2024 Distinguished Young Alumna
Isabella Bautista ’16

Isabella Bautista ’16 has a deep-rooted passion for making a positive impact on the world around her. She is president of the Junior Board of Swirls for Girls, a community-driven nonprofit dedicated to multicultural awareness, personal development, and impactful social projects—a mentorship program she benefited from in her youth. She also works for Straussner • Sherman • Lonné • Treger • Helquist Law Firm. Previously, Isabella was a consultant for the United Nations Institute for Training and Research in Geneva, Switzerland. She studied at UC Santa Barbara where she earned a bachelor’s degree in global studies and a professional writing minor, specializing in multimedia communications.
 

Thank You to Our Sponsors:

Leah and Jim Lygopoulos


Valerie Rubio Lemmon ’92,
Dividend Growth Partners


Ashwini Lakshmanan ’97

Henry Hsieh

Jessica Yang ’10

Tracy Do

 

 
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 Questions? Contact us at alumnae@westridge.org.