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The Muses of the California Science Center Foundation

Woman of the Year
Award Honorees

  • 1965 Louise A. Mohn — Science Teacher
  • 1966 Gail Patrick Velde — Television Producer
  • 1967 Marcia Neugebauer — Space Scientist
  • 1968 Mary E. LaFetra — Industrialist
  • 1969 C. Joan Coggin, M.D. — Cardiologist
  • 1970 Katherine H. Haley — Rancher
  • 1971 Marjorie Came — Fashion Executive
  • 1972 Ruth P. Yaffe, Ph.D. — Professor of Chemistry
  • 1973 Frances E. Hunt — Business Executive
  • 1974 Joan E. Hodgman, M.D. — Director of Neonatology
  • 1975 Nanette Fabray — Advocate for the Deaf
  • 1976 E. Margaret Burbidge, Ph.D. — Astronomer
  • 1977 Ray Eames — Designer
  • 1978 Edith Head — Fashion Designer
  • 1979 Margaret G. Kivelson, Ph.D. — Physicist
  • 1980 Mildred L. Lillie — Court of Appeals Justice
  • 1981 Sylvia Earle, Ph.D. — Marine Botanist and Ecologist
  • 1982 Lee Hogan Cass — Retail Fashion Executive
  • 1983 Mary A. B. Brazier, Ph.D. — Professor of Physiology
  • 1984 Sister Marie M. Shonka — President, St. John’s Hospital and Health Center
  • 1985 Anna L. Fisher, M.D. — Astronaut
  • 1986 Paige Rense — Editor-in-Chief, Architectural Digest
  • 1987 Alexandra Levine, M.D. — Professor, USC School of Medicine
  • 1988 Astrid E. Blaker — President and CEO, Komar International
  • 1989 Ann Reynolds — Chancellor, California State University
  • 1990 Jane G. Pisano, Ph.D. — The 2000 Partnership
  • 1991 Lt. Cmdr. Rose Escobedo, R.N. — Nurse Corps, United States Navy
  • 1992 First Lady of California Gayle Wilson — Advocate for Science Education
  • 1993 Susan M. Love, M.D. — Director of the UCLA Breast Center
  • 1995 Linda Griego — President and CEO of Rebuild L.A.
  • 1996 Jane Goodall Ph. D.— Scientist, Wildlife Researcher
  • 1997 Linda LoRe — President and CEO, Georgio
  • 1998 Donna Shirley — Manager, Mars Exploration Directorate, JPL
  • 1999 Lucile M. Jones, Ph.D. — Scientist-in-Charge, Earthquake Activities, U.S. Geological Survey
  • 2000 Tonian Hohberg — President and CEO, The Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising
  • 2002 Maeve Leakey Ph.D. — Paleoanthropologist
  • 2003 Stayce D. Harris — First Officer 747-400, United Airlines
  • 2004 Debra Reed — President and COO Sempra Energy Utilities
  • 2005 Carlotta Glackin, Ph.D. — Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope
  • 2006 Andrea Donellan, Ph.D. — Deputy Division Manager, Earth and Space Sciences Division, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
  • 2007 Helena Chui, M.D. — Director, Alzheimer Disease Research Center, USC
  • “Dear Abby” — Advice Columnist and Alzheimer’s Research Advocate and Spokesperson
  • 2008 Marie Gray — Founder of St. John Knits
  • Kelly Gray — St. John Design Consultant
  • 2009 Cheryl M. Craft, Ph.D. — Director, Vision Research, Doheny Eye Institute, and Professor, USC
  • 2010 Patricia Beckman — Philanthropist and Dedicated Advocate for Science Education
  • 2011 Patt Morrison — Los Angeles Times Columnist and Writer, Best-selling Author, Radio and Television Host
  • 2012 50th Anniversary Past Honoree Panel:
    Sylvia Earle, Ph.D. (1981) – Oceanographer
    Anna L. Fisher, M.D. (1985) NASA Astronaut
    Gayle Wilson (1992) Community Activist
    Susan M. Love, M.D. (1993) Breast Cancer Oncologist
    Lucile M. Jones, Ph.D. (1999) Seismologist and Natural Hazards Specialist
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