Congratulations to Council members Mary Vascellaro '74, P'07 and Marcia Dunn '82 who were honored for their exemplary volunteer service to Brown!
Mary received the 2012 Brown Bear Award acknowledging her lifetime of outstanding and wide-ranging volunteer service to Brown, and Marcia received the 2012 Brown Annual Fund Co-Chairs' Award for the critical role she and her classmates played in helping the Annual Fund achieve its goals.
Susan P. Friedman '77, P'08 with Brown President, Ruth Simmons ADE'02 hon. LHD'12 hon.During the May 2012 opening gala of the Women's Leadership Conference: 120 Years of Women at Brown, Susan P. Friedman '77, P'08, founding member and Chair Emerita of the Women's Leadership Council, issued a $1 Million challenge to establish the first-ever Ruth J. Simmons Women's Leadership Scholarship.
The 52 members of the Women's Leadership Council (WLC) issued a $1 million, Brown Annual Fund Challenge to ALL members (men and women) of Brown's GOLD classes in honor of 120 Years of Women at Brown. This was only the third million dollar GOLD challenge and the first funded entirely by women.
The Women's Leadership Council sponsored the Women's Leadership Conference: 120 Years of Women at Brown (May 4-5, 2012), a historic celebration that welcomed back more than 550 alumnae to College Hill.
Liz Sherman '77 P'06 P'09In October 2010, Women's Leadership Council member and Pembroke Center Associates Council member Liz Sherman '77 P'06 P'09 issued a $1 million challenge to members of the Brown community to support new research initiatives at the Pembroke Center for Teaching and Research on Women.