Alison is a partner with the law firm of Seyfarth Shaw LLP, where her practice focuses primarily on commercial litigation, securities enforcement, and regulatory compliance. For many years, Alison has been involved with the Boston Debate League, first as a judge and for the last several years as tabulation director for the BDL’s middle school division. Alison has also served as a member of the BDL Advisory Board. Alison holds a BA and MA from Loyola University Chicago and a JD from Boston College Law School.
Joy St. is Dean of Admission and Financial Aid at Wellesley College, joining the Admission Office in 2010 as its director. Joy holds an A.B. from Stanford University and a J.D. from UCLA School of Law. She has spent the last twenty years dedicated to issues of access and diversity in college admission and higher education. Joy began her admission career at Occidental College in Los Angeles and then moved to the east coast to work as Associate Director of Admission at Tufts University. Later in her career, Joy worked for a brief time as a college counselor and Director of Scholarships at The Bishop’s School in La Jolla, California. Immediately prior to Wellesley, Joy worked for seven years as Associate Dean of Admission at Amherst College.