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From Broadway to the White House, graduates are carrying the Stephens College name across the world, pursing exciting careers and consistently earning coveted awards. The following are just a few of the remarkable women who form the Stephens College alumnae network.
- JEANE KIRKPATRICK,
the United States' first female Ambassador to the United Nations.
She passed away in December 2006.
- PAULA ZAHN, news anchor.
She has hosted CNN's "Paula Zahn NOW," co-hosted “CBS
This Morning” and anchored for the Fox News Channel and“CBS
Evening News Saturday Edition.”
- MARY MEL FRENCH, former
chief of protocol for the United States.
- ANNIE POTTS, actress on the Lifetime
Network's “Any Day Now.” Other credits include television's
“Over the Top,” “Dangerous Minds,” “Designing
Women” and “Love and War,” and the films “Pretty
in Pink,” “Ghostbusters” and “Crimes of Passion.”
- GEORGE ANN HARDING, retired senior
vice president and general counsel for the Minute Maid Division of
- PATRICIA BARRY, Five-time Emmy-nominated
actress of stage and screen, and founding member of Women In Film.
Her credits include the musical “Mame,” daytime television's
“Loving,” “Days of Our Lives” and “Guiding
Light,” and numerous film appearances, including “American
Gigolo” and “Sea of Love.” She has appeared in more
than 800 television programs.
- TONI VERSTANDIG, former
deputy assistant secretary of state. She is now a senior policy adviser
at the Center for Middle East Peace and Economic Cooperation.
- JENNIFER TILLY, Oscar-nominee
for the Woody Allen film “Bullets Over Broadway,” with
roles in the films “Liar, Liar,” “The Getaway,”
“The Fabulous Baker Boys” and “Bound.”
- TOMIMA EDMARK, entrepreneur, inventor
and author. After earning the coveted Golden Circle Award as an IBM
marketing representative, Edmark began the multimillion-dollar TopsyTail
- ALANNA NASH, a feature writer
for Entertainment Weekly, USA Weekend and The New York
Times. Her books include “Golden Girl: The Jessica Savitch
Story,” “Behind Closed Doors: Talking with the Legends
of Country Music” and “Elvis Aaron Presley: Revelations
from the Memphis Mafia.”
- ANNE-LOUISE WALLACE, free-lance
stage manager whose credits include “The Cosby Show,”
“The Today Show,” “Donahue,” “Saturday
Night Live” and the 1988, 1992 and 1996 Olympic Games.
- JUDITH DOYEN TAYLOR, owner of Judy Taylor Casting in Los Angeles. Casting for “Free Willy” and Disney television.