Soaring Together


Soaring Together
Celebrating Lehigh Women and 50 Years of Coeducation

Lehigh is marking 50 years of undergraduate coeducation by celebrating the impact of Lehigh women and creating opportunities for the alumnae network to connect, grow, and Soar Together.
Join the movement!

Pictured left to right: Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Michele Scaringella, President Joseph Helble, Sue Troyan, Jennifer Cunningham

Soaring Together Women’s Summit

A fireside chat with olympian Jackie Joyner-Kersee was the centerpiece of an inspiring weekend of meaningful events and networking with Lehigh alumnae.


Jackie Joyner-Kersee

Five Questions with Jackie Joyner-Kersee: ‘Be Intentional’

One of the most decorated female athletes of all time, the former Olympian headlined the Soaring Together Women’s Summit in April. Here, she takes the Bulletin’s questions.

Jackie Joyner-Kersee

Six-Time Olympic Winner Jackie Joyner-Kersee to Join Lehigh Women’s Summit

The decorated athlete will sit down for a fire-side chat with Lehigh’s Deputy Director of Athletics Sue Troyan as part of the two-day summit on April 28-29.

collage of photos of students

Inaugural Soaring Together Scholarship Program Attracts 1,334 Applicants

Lehigh will welcome eight to 10 scholars into the program in first year.


Defining Moments

Explore the impact of coeducation on today’s Lehigh and imagine the possibilities for the future.

At a Glance


undergraduate women enrolled in the first class of coeducation in 1971


Chapter of Society of Women Engineers is chartered


of Lehigh students are women*


applicants for the inaugural launch of the Soaring Together Scholarship


of faculty are women*


conference championships in women’s athletics since 1982

*Historically, Lehigh has not collected gender identity data. Beginning in August 2021, Lehigh launched a new gender identity policy.

Get Involved

We invite you to join this celebration by attending an event, sharing a story, engaging with alumni, giving to support scholarships, and learning more about the impact and contributions of Lehigh women.


Soaring Together Scholarship Program

Investing in the Impact of Lehigh Women


Alumnae Resources

Connect, communicate, and build your community


Lehigh Women’s Alliance

A professional alumnae community, fostering career support and networking.