Name: Carol Reis Whitehead
Yale Affiliation: ’72 (among the first women in Yale College, transferred from Smith 1969)
Where you live: New York City
What you do: Retired from Zweig-DiMenna Associates, Inc., a long/short equity investment management firm where I was Principal and Head of Marketing for more than 30 years. Went directly from MBA Program in Finance at Columbia Business School to help start this firm. Previously used my degree in Art History working for the National Trust for Historic Places in Sudbury, England and in other British museums. Received MA in Counseling from NYU more recently, and have been interviewing my Yale classmates about their experiences in the early days of coeducation. Actively involved in the 50th Anniversary Celebration of Coeducation at Yale College, to be held in September.
Your family: Husband, Randolph Stern, and son William Stern (University of Michigan, BA ’14 and Ross Business School, MMA ’15)
Other Yale volunteer work: Currently 50th Anniversary Committee and Co-head of the Written History Project for Celebrating Women at Yale, Co-founder ’72 Women’s Scholarship Fund, Yale Alumni Service trips to Ghana and India
Something we might not know about you: Twin sister (not identical) also went to Yale