Portrait of an Alumna

Castilleja School alumnae leadership

Beyond Castilleja

Our community and the impact of Castilleja’s program extends far beyond Palo Alto. From Olympians to Presidential Cabinet members to award-winning filmmakers, Castilleja alumnae embody a powerful network of influential women across a variety of industries. Regardless of her chosen profession or level of distinction, a Castilleja graduate is a compassionate and informed leader, as well as a key contributor in her chosen community.

My education at Castilleja was instrumental in shaping my world view and showing me the significance of community and collective responsibility. I carry those lessons with me to this day.Ashley D’Amour ’05, Brand Strategy Director at Huge Inc.

As a student, I benefited greatly from women who supported me in my dream to become a physician.Dr. Shira Lipton '97

I help students harness their passions, talent, and intellect to become the global citizens the world needs.Lauren Schryver, Chair, World Languages