Lynn O’Malley Taylor

In my wildest dreams I never imagined having the honor and privilege of serving as a judge for the State of California for the last 35 years. My parents, Edmund James O’Malley and Elizabeth Hoover O’Malley, grew up during the depression. My father paid for college and law school cleaning toilets. My parents met at […]

Frances White

Born in Houston Texas to a family of educators and musical talent, has valued education as a fundamental necessity to achieving a vibrant quality of life. Fran White has dedicated her professional life to helping students experience educational achievement and student success. Currently retired from the College of Marin, as Superintendent/President emerita, Fran has continued […]

Jeannine Herron

Jeannine Herron was born in Berkeley and attended Anna Head School where her mother taught French. At age 19, she was on a summer tour of the Middle East with Whittier College students when she was offered a job as a teacher at Friends Girls School in Ramallah teaching English, Math and Science to 4th […]

Cheryl Sorokin

Cherie Sorokin never expected to climb the corporate ladder.  Yet, by 1999 she was a Group Executive Vice President and Corporate Secretary of one of the major financial institutions in the U.S., and well-known in the corporate world for her expertise and leadership in corporate governance. At Bank of America Cherie also began to put […]

Afaf Meleis

Over the course of more than five decades, Dr. Afaf Ibrahim Meleis has demonstrated a profound passion for pushing the boundaries of nursing science, cultivating the next generation of health care leaders and enriching women’s health knowledge and agenda. As the vibrant and forward-thinking Dean of the University of Pennsylvania’s, #1 in the World, School […]