aaa-pin Nancy Kornblith Kopp the Alumnae Achievement Award

One of your own, Nancy Kornblith Kopp was chosen to receive Wellesley’s highest honor, the Alumnae Achievement Award. Students, faculty and staff congratulated Nancy Kornblith Kopp's achievements at the 46th annual Award Ceremony on Thursday, February 12. in Wellesley’s Diana Chapman Walsh Alumnae Hall.

About the Recipients:

  • Suzanne Ciani ’68, Electronic Music Pioneer, Composer, Recording Artist

Suzanne Ciani ’68 is an award-winning composer, recording artist and record label executive in the electronic and acoustical music industries. Her music, renowned for its romantic, healing, and aesthetic qualities, has found a worldwide audience, and her concert performances include numerous benefits for humanitarian causes.

  • Jean Kilbourne ’64, Media Activist, Filmmaker, Author

Jean Kilbourne ’64 is a leader in the contemporary feminist activist movement. She is internationally recognized for her groundbreaking work over the past 40 years raising public awareness of how women and young girls are portrayed in the media. Kilbourne’s work was among the first that explored the connection between advertising and public health, including its relation to tobacco and alcohol addictions, eating disorders and violence towards women. Simply put, Kilbourne changed the way we view advertising.

  • Nancy Kornblith Kopp ’65, Effective Politician, Distinguished Public Servant

Nancy Kornblith Kopp ’65 is the consummate public servant. She began her political career serving 27 years in the Maryland state legislature where her colleagues named her one of the ten most effective members. In 2002 she was elected State Treasurer and is now in her fourth consecutive elected term. She is only the second woman to be elected State Treasurer in Maryland and currently the only woman serving in a Constitutional Office in the state.


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