Also known as: Jill Ker Conway
Died: 06/01/2018Special Achievements:
1975 - First female President of Smith College (United States of America)
1975 - named as one of Time Magazine's Women of the Year. As a writer, particularly known for her memoir "The Road to Coorain". 2013 - Companion (AC) in the General Division of the Order of Australia. 2013 - she received a 2012 National Humanities Medal from President Barack Obama.
Image - Conway, as president, with a Smith College student in 1979, part of a then "rarely experienced relationship of woman leader and idealistic young followers."
Photograph courtesy of Smith College Archives, and available at Harvard Magazine (https://harvardmagazine.com/2002/05/one-womans-education-html)