Sarah Lawrence congratulates this year's winnders of the Alumnae/i Citations for Achievement and Service, presented at Reunion 2006.
Margot Holdstein Harley ’57 (Achievement) began her career as an actress and dancer, then became an administrator at the Julliard School. In 1972 she and the late John Houserman created The Acting Company, a repertory troupe that brings classical and contemporary productions to college campuses and small towns across the United States – and that won a special Tony award in 2003 for excellence. Harley was a cofounder of Sarah Lawrence's London Theatre Program.
Dr. Sara Abramson ’67 (Achievement), a radiologist specializing in pediatric oncology, co-directs the pediatric radiology department at New York’s Memorial Sloane Kettering Cancer Center. She has written extensively on the imaging of childhood cancers and other diseases, and helped develop numerous pediatric cancer treatment procedures now in widespread use. She has help many positions within professional associations and societies in her field.
Dr. W. Ian Lipkin ’74 (Achievement) is a researcher and professor of epidemiology at Columbia University and professor of neurology at the university’s College of Physicians and Surgeons. His research team isolated and determined the likely origin of the West Nile Virus, now a fact of summer life on the East Coast. Lipkin is also scientific director of the Northeast Biodefense Center, leading research into autism.
Monika A. Heimbold CCE ’85 (Service) is a longtime supporter of Sarah Lawrence and a passionate believer in the College's educational philosophy. She and her husband, Charles A. Heimbold, Jr., were the lead donors to the design and construction of Sarah Lawrence's state-of-the-art, envioronmentally responsible visual arts center, which opened in September 2004 and which bears their name.