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100 Years, 100 Women
100 Years, 100 Women

Celebrating 30 Years of CROW, and 100 Years of Women at

the University of Memphis!

What a beautiful night! On Friday, April 27, 2012 over 700 people came together to celebrate 30 years of the Center for Research on Women, and 100 inspiring women who made a difference to the University of Memphis. Thankfully this historic evening was captured forever through these beautiful photographs!

Here are your 100 Honorees!

Donna Abney

Lily Afshar

Martha J. Alberg

Dorothy Arata

Joan Armstrong

Michelle Banks

Gloria Baxter

Barbara Keeling Bekis

Linda Bennett

Rosie Phillips Bingham

Rose Blakney-Love

Peggy Jemison Bodine

Beverly Greene Bond

Betty Booker-Parks

Ruth Booker Britt

Sherry Bryan

Judy Burkett

Maybelline Forbes Carpenter

Dixie Carter

Colis Chambers

Erma Clanton

Marguerite Cooper

Lorelei H. Corcoran

Robyn M. Cox

Margaret Craddock

Miriam DeCosta-Willis

Paulette Delk

Bonnie Thornton Dill

Bernice Donald

Jeanne Dreifus

Johanna Edwards

Anne Dodd Freeman

Bess Henderson Freeman

Eleanor Gandy

Elinor Kelley Grusin

Linda Hall

Helen Hardin

Carolyn Hardy

Wilma Hendrix

Elizabeth Higginbotham

Deborah Hochstein

Jane Hooker

Barbara Walker Hummel

Barbara Hyde

Mary Lou Johns

Lela Almarita Johnson

Lilian Johnson

Sammie Burnett Johnson

Marvis Kneeland Jones

Barbara Lawing

Barbara Ellen Kelly Lipman

Sheri Lipman

Ruth Friedman Loewenberg

Norma J. Long

Bertha Rogers Looney

Augusta Massey

Loretta McBride

Eleanor McCormack

Shirley McCray

Vivian Gunn Morris

Patricia H. Murrell

Pobrecita Richerson Mynders

Helen R. Nunn

Deanie Parker

Lynn Parkes

Abby Parrill-Baker

Elizabeth C. Phillips

Dorothy Johnson Pounders

Barbara Prescott

Shirley C. Raines

Flora Hayes Rawls

Elma Roane

Cathy Ross

Honey Hohenberg Scheidt

Janann Sherman

Nancy Simco

Stephanie Simpson

Barbara Ellen Smith

Maxine Atkins Smith

Nellie Angel Smith

Dona Sparger

Rita Sparks

Christine Spindel

Joy Rogers Stout

Jessica Swan

Martha Teuton

Sara Shelton Thatcher

Pat Kerr Tigrett

Laurie Tucker

Mardest Knowles Van Hooks

Anita Vaughn

Diane Vescovo

Pauline Weaver

Lynn Weber

Karen Weddle-West

Tamika Whitmore

Laura Whitsitt

Nellie Peoples Whitson

Mabel C. Williams

Carolyn Williams-Bennett


A Special Thanks To Our Generous Sponsors!

Diamond Sponsors

Barbara and Ira A. Lipman and Family

FedEx Corporation

Sapphire Sponsors

Athletics Department in honor of Lynn Parkes

Carolyn Williams-Bennett

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