The AAGC held the Second Annual Distinguished Alumnae and Alumni Awards Gala on April 15, 2016.
AN EVENING OF FOOD, MUSIC, & FELLOWSHIP Honoring:
DR. SUSAN EPSTEIN LEEMAN ’51
Considered one of the founders of neuroendocrinology, Leeman, a professor in the department of pharmacology at Boston University Medical School, was the first woman elected to the division of physiology and pharmacology in the National Academy of Sciences.
SHEILA KLEINMAN SACHS ’61, ESQ.
A senior member of Gordon Feinblatt law firm in its Litigation Practice Group and the first woman to serve as president of the Bar Association of Baltimore City, Sachs has been a leading Maryland family law practitioner for more than three decades.
DR. LA JERNE TERRY CORNISH ’83, M.ED. ’94, P ’18
Cornish is the associate provost for undergraduate studies at Goucher College. A former assistant principal in the Baltimore City Public Schools, she piloted the Maryland’s Tomorrow Program, which offers at-risk 8th graders paid summer internships as a way of encouraging them to stay in school.
STEVE ZIMMER ’92
Zimmer serves as president of the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) Board of Education, which represents the second largest district in the country and serves more than 640,000 kindergarten through 12th-grade students.
ARIENNA GRODY ’10, ESQ.
A graduate of the UCLA School of Law, Grody is a public defender in Birmingham, Ala., and in 2014 was the recipient of the first UCLA Gideon’s Promise Fellowship. Launched last November, the fellowship places a student from UCLA in a public defender’s office in a high-need community in the South.
Thank you for being a part of a beautiful evening.
Thank you to our sponsors
Miriam Katowitz ’73 [T] and Arthur Radin
Ruth Shapiro Lenrow ’74 [T] and Jay Lenrow
Lisa Pagliaro Selz ’73 [T] and Bernard Selz
Margaret Messler Winslow ’69 [T]
The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company
Sally Mansbach Herman ’68 [T] and Stephen A. Herman
The Dorothy L. and Henry A. Rosenberg, Jr. Foundation
Sheraton Baltimore North
Ayers Saint Gross
Patricia K. Batza ’91 and Michael J. Batza
Black Tie Services LLP/Canteen
Melinda Burdette ’72 [T] and Russ Sweezey
Carefirst Bluecross Blueshield
Clearpath Solutions Group
Coffey and Company
Eyre Bus Service, Inc.
Norma Lynn Fox ’76 [T] and Dr. Marko Slusarczuk
Nancy Brandt ’72 and Mark Gertner
Gordon Feinblatt LLC
The Hon. Miriam Brown Hutchins ’73 [T] and Argin M. Hutchins
Kollman and Saucier, Pa
Miles and Stockbridge Pc
Nfp Corporate Benefits/Charon Planning
Proutt Consulting LLC
Carol Hirschfeld Roth ’70
Robin Fogel Shaivitz ’72 [T] and Joel Shaivitz
Wendy Solomon White ’72 [T] and Lawrence White
Soft Stuff Distributors, Inc.
Jeriann Myers Wilson ’62 [T] and Donald Wilson