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Alumnae Achievement Award

Award Winners
List Alphabetically by Last Name
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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Name
Year
Field

Harriet Stratemeyer Adams '14
Biography

1978

Author of Nancy Drew series, pen name Carolyn Keene

 

Bertha S. Adkins '28
Biography
1979

Undersecretary of Health, Education, and Welfare

 

Odette Alarcon '53
Biography
1972

Physician
Sex Educator

 

Madeleine Korbel Albright '59
Biography
1992

U.S. Secretary of State

 

Anna M. Baetjer '20
Biography
1972

Professor
Public-health consultant

 

Susan McGee Bailey '63
Biography
2012

Champion for Gender Equity, Collaborative Leader

 

Ruth Morris Bakwin '19
Biography
1983

Pediatrician
Child Psychologist

 

Ann Beha '72
Biography
1999

Architect
Preservationist

 

JudyAnn Bigby '73
Biography

 

2007 Physician
Enriqueta Bond '61
Biography
2009

Biologist and Science Policy Expert

 

Carolyn Pratt Brock '68
Biography
1995

Chemist
Crystallographer

 

Sally Carrighar '22
Biography
1977

Author
Naturalist

 

Hillary Rodham Clinton '69
Biography
2003

U.S. Senator
Former First Lady
Attorney

 

Phyllis Curtin '43
(Phyllis Smith Cook)
Biography
1971

Opera Singer

 

Anne Pyne Cowley '59
Biography
1986

Astronomer
Codiscoverer of extragalactic black hole

 

Callie Crossley '73
Biography
2013

Journalist, Producer, Commentator

 

Laurel Cutler '46
Biography
1990

Advertising and Marketing Executive

 

Ophelia Dahl DS’94
Biography

 

2008 Global Public Health Activist
Nancy Davidson '75
Biography
2000

Oncologist
Breast-cancer Researcher

 

Anne L. Davis '45
Biography
1992

Physician

 

Lorna Cooke de Varon '42
Biography
1978

Musician
Conductor Emerita, New England Conservatory of Music

 

Ruth J. Dean '22
Biography
1976

Anglo-Norman Scholar

 

Jane Fay Desforges '42
Biography
1981

Hematologist
Editor, New England Journal of Medicine

 

Louise Dolan '71
Biography
2004

Mathematical Physicist
Superstring Theorist

 

Marjory Stoneman Douglas '12
Biography
1977

Environmental Activist
Author

 

Persis Drell '77
Biography
2006

Particle Physicist

 

Elizabeth Brenner Drew '57
Biography
1973

Writer
TV Journalist
Editor, Atlantic Monthly

 

Margaret Connors Driscoll '35
Biography
1978

Chief Justice, Juvenile Court of Connecticut

 

Andrea Kundsin Dupree '60
Biography
1982

Astrophysicist
Author

 

Christine Durham '67
Biography
1987

Judge, Utah State Supreme Court

 

Virginia Foster Durr '25
Biography
1983

Civil-rights Activist

 

Donna R. Ecton '69
Biography
1987

Corporate Executive

 

Nora Ephron '62
Biography
2006

Screenwriter
Director

 

Diana Farmer '77
Biography
2013

Pediatric-Fetal Surgeon
Teacher
Mentor

 

Virginia Rogers Ferris '49
Biography
1988

Ecologist
Professor
Administrator

 

Barbara Swan Fink '43
Biography
1996

Portraitist
Teacher

 

Colette Flesch '60
Biography
1980

Director General, European Commission
Public Servant, Luxembourg

Patricia Lauber Frost '45
Biography
1998

Author of juvenile science and fiction

 

Frances Daly Fergusson '65
Biography
2001

President of Vassar College

 

Margaret Crissman Funkhouser '52
Biography
1993

Public-education Activist

 

Felice D. Gaer '68
Biography
1995

International Human-rights Activist

 

Diana Hadden Gale '63
Biography
1993

Public Administrator
Civic Leader

 

Muriel Morris Gardiner '22
Biography
1985

Activist
Author
Child Psychiatrist

 

Eleanor M. Garvey '40
Biography
1988

Curator
Author
Editor
Teacher

 

Jocelyn R. Gill '38
Biography
1970

Astronomer

 

Wendy Gillespie '72
Biography
2012

Early Music Virtuosa
Inspirational Teacher

 

Carol Ann Newman Gluck '62
Biography
1993

Professor of Japanese History

 

Luella Gross Goldberg '58
Biography
2002

Corporate and Civic Leader

 

Barbara Lubin Goldsmith '53
Biography
2013

Author
Preservationist
Philanthropist

 

Terri Grodzicker '63
Biography
1985

Molecular Geneticist
Virologist

 

Carroll McCarty Gundersen '24
Biography
1975

Leader of the League of Women Voters

 

Judith Goslin Hall '61
Biography
2004

Clinical Geneticist
Pediatrician

 

Harriet L. Hardy '28
Biography
1979

Physician
Industrial Medicine Consultant

 

Ann Hartman '47
Biography
2000

Social Worker
Dean Emerita, Smith College School of Social Work


Helen Hays '53
Biography
2009

Ornithologist and Environmentalist

 

Martha P. Haynes '73
Biography
1995

Astronomer
Professor

 

Carolyn G.Heilbrun '47
Biography
1984

Author
Historian

 

Anne Cohen Heller '41
Biography
1994

Endocrinologist
Professor of Medicine

 

Erna Schneider Hoover '48
Biography
1990

Inventor
Computer Scientist

 

Helen Lefkowitz Horowitz '63
Biography
1996

Professor of History
Author

 

Louise Gilman Hutchins '32
Biography
1992

Pediatrician
Obstetrician

 

Barbara Loomis Jackson '50
Biography
2003

Educator
Administrator

 

Dorothea Jameson '42
Biography
1974

Professor of Psychology

 

Carol R. Johnson '51
Biography
2004

Landscape Architect

 

Anna Faith Johnson Jones '54
Biography
1994

Foundation President
Philanthropist

 

Marilyn Crandall Jones '70
Biography
2011

Physician
Geneticist
Healer of Children

 

Lois Juliber ’71
Biography
2005

Business Leader

 

Çigdem Çizakça Kagitçibasi '61
Biography
1997

Social Psychologist in Family Dynamics

 

Amalya L. Kearse '59
Biography
1981

Judge, US Court of Appeals

 

Nannerl Overholser Keohane '61
Biography
1994

University President
Educator


Mary Jeanne Kreek '58
Biography
2012

Physician-Scientist
Pioneer in Addiction Research


Rebecca Craighill Lancefield '16
Biography
1972

Bacteriologist
Professor


E. Story Cleland Landis '67
Biography
2001

Scientific Director of the National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke

 

Barbara Lea '51
Biography
2009

Jazz Singer, Foremost interpreter of “The American Song Book ”

 

In-ho Lee '60
Biography

 

2007 Professor

Mary Rosenthal Lefkowitz ’57
Biography

 

2008 Professor of Classical Studies
Phyllis Williams Lehmann '34
Biography
1976

Archaeologist
Author
College Professor and Administrator

 

Ellen Jacobson Levine '64
Biography
2005

Editor-in-chief, Good Housekeeping

 

Sandra L. Lynch '68
Biography
1997

Federal Judge, First Circuit Court of Appeals


Yukiko Domoto Maki '24
Biography
1979

Educator
Administrator

 

Claudine B. Malone '63
Biography
1991

Management Consultant
Educator

 

Nora Manella '72
Biography
2000

U.S. District Court Judge, Central District of California

 

Ellen Marram '68
Biography
2001

General Partner of North Castle Partners

 

Florence Marshall '44
Biography
1990

Pediatrician
Public Health Activist

 

Katherine Marshall ’67
Biography

 

2008 Leader in Global Development

Judith Perlman Martin '59
Biography

 

2007 Writer
Author, Miss Manners
Renate Pflaum Mayntz '50
Biography
1984

Sociologist


Martha McClintock '69
Biography
1998

Psychobiologist
Discoverer of pheromones in humans

 

Jean Trepp McKelvey '29
Biography
1975

President, National Academy of Arbitrators
Labor Relations Expert


Pamela Melroy '83
Biography
2006

Astronaut
Scientist

 

Carol Lyons Meyers '64
Biography
1999

Biblical Scholar
Archaeologist
Professor

 

Virginia Goldman Miles '36
Biography
1974

Marketing Executive
Consultant

 

Elisabeth Luce Moore '24
Biography
1970

Public Servant

 

Gwendolyn Gunter Morgan '47
Biography
1991

Daycare Policy Analyst and Advocate

 

Alicia Haydock Munnell '64
Biography
1989

Economist
Social Security and Pensions Consultant

 

Sarah Milledge Nelson '53
Biography
2011

Archaeologist, Scholar, Feminist

 

Helen Bohen O'Bannon '61
Biography
1980

Economist
Administrator

 

Geneva Overholser '70
Biography
1994

Newspaper Editor
Journalist

 

Olivia Hood Parker '63
Biography
1996

Photographic Artist

 

Vivian W. Pinn '62
Biography
1993

Pathologist Educator

 

Barbara Scott Preiskel '45
Biography
1975

Vice President, Motion Picture Association of America

 

Reena Raggi '73
Biography
2011

Courageous Jurist, Generous Teacher

 

Santha Rama Rau '45
Biography
1971

Novelist

 

Diane Silvers Ravitch '60
Biography
1989

Educator
Activist
Historian

 

Eleanor Raymond '09
Biography
1982

Architect

 

Susan Wunsch Rice '67
Biography
2011

Socially Conscious Banker, Arts Advocate

 

Krishna Roy Riboud '49
Biography
1998

Textile Conservator
Scholar

 

Joan Richman '61
Biography
1973

Television Producer, CBS and NBC News


Cokie Boggs Roberts '64
Biography
1985

Broadcast Journalist
Television Producer
Writer

 

Elizabeth Barlow Rogers '57
Biography
1989

Urban Planner
Founder, Central Park Conservancy


Judith Rothschild '43
Biography
1981

Abstract Artist


Nayantara Pandit Sahgal '47
Biography
2002

Author

 

Marion Klein Sanders '25
Biography
1973

Journalist
Editor, Harper's

 

Lila Manfield Sapinsley '44
Biography
1974

Rhode Island State Senator
Lobbyist


Diane Sawyer '67
Biography
1991

Broadcast Journalist
Television Co-Anchor, Co-Editor

 

Phyllis Shapiro Sewell '52
Biography
1979

Management Executive
Civil Servant


Leticia Ramos Shahani '51
Biography
1987

Diplomat
Civil Servant
Human Rights Activist

 

Susan Margulies Sheehan '58
Biography
1984

Journalist


Lynn Sherr '63
Biography
1988

Print and Broadcast Journalist

 

Carol Rhodes Sibley '23
Biography
1975

Educator
Community Activist

 

Nancy Hayes Van de Vate Smith '52
Biography
2001

Contemporary composer and performer

 

Hilda Crosby Standish '24
Biography
1998

Physician
Pioneer in Family Planning

 

Niramol Bulakul Suriyasat '54
Biography
2003

Business Executive
Thai Senator


Anna McCann Taggart '54
Biography
1997

Classical Underwater Archaeologist
Researcher

 

Carole Beebe Tarantelli '64
Biography
2005

Educator
Psychoanalyst
Italian Parliament Member
Antiterrorist activist
Women’s-rights advocate

 

Alice Tepper-Marlin '66
Biography
1999

Social Economist
Founder, Council on Economic Priorities

 

Emily Browning Visher '40
Biography
1986

Psychologist
Co-Founder, Stepfamily Foundation

 

Helen M. Wallace '33
Biography
1982

Public Health Advocate
Educator

 

Diana Chapman Walsh '66
Biography

 

2008 College President
Alvia Wardlaw '69
Biography
2010 Art Historian, Museum Director, Advocate
Dorothy Walcott Weeks '16
Biography
1983

Women's Educator
Physicist

 

Sharon Whelan Weiss '66
Biography
1996

Professor of Pathology
Surgeon

 

Linda Cozby Wertheimer '65
Biography
1985

Radio Journalist

 

Janet Parker Whitla '52
Biography
2010 Nonprofit Leader, Education Innovator
Patricia J. Williams '73
Biography
2002

Legal Scholar

 

Marilyn Koenick Yalom '54
Biography
2013

Feminist Scholar
Cultural Historian

 

Genevieve Young '52
Biography
1982

Editor
Board Member, Little, Brown & Co

 

Shirley Young '55
Biography
1986

Advertising and Marketing Executive

 

Patricia Zipprodt '46
Biography
1971

Costume Designer

 

Ann Haymond Zwinger '46
Biography
1977

Illustrator
Naturalist