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!


Soaring Together Women’s Summit

April 28-29, 2023
Bethlehem, PA

Featuring a keynote presentation by Jackie Joyner-Kersee, world’s greatest female athlete of the 20th century.



Cathy Engelbert ’86 ’23P Establishes Program for Women Athletes

“LEAD” will help student-athletes get a head start on developing key leadership skills while at Lehigh, prior to embarking on their careers.


Sylvia Acevedo

Four Questions with Sylvia Acevedo

Trailblazer Sylvia Acevedo, an engineer, businesswoman and former Girl Scouts CEO, was this fall’s inaugural Iacocca Leadership Speaker. (Contributed Photo)

Lehigh campus beauty

Lehigh Announces New Scholarship Program

Scholarship recognizes 50 Years of coeducation.

Lehigh alumnae

International Affairs Celebrates Lehigh Alumnae Who Have Made an Impact Around the World

The Office of International Affairs recognizes 10 women as part of the campus-wide Soaring Together celebration.

Soaring Together Events

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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*


of alumni are women*


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.