Gerry Laybourne ’69, P’93 Receives Outstanding Service to Vassar College Award
Gerry Laybourne ’69, P’93 (center), a Vassar trustee and former President of the Alumnae/i Association of Vassar College, received the AAVC’s Outstanding Service to Vassar College Award for her exceptional contributions to Vassar.
In the Media
Fitz Patton ’88 (pictured) won the 2019 Tony Award for Best Sound Design of a Play for his work on the play, Choir Boy, as noted by various media outlets including the New York Times, Playbill, the Washington Post, and BroadwayWorld.com.
Zahid Ahmed ’97 was named Managing Director of China International Capital Corporation’s US Securities, as noted by Yahoo! Finance.
Catherine Bauer, class of 1926, a 20th century reformer and activist, was the subject of an Architectural Record story.
Actress Grace Gummer and her new role in the television show, The Hot Zone, was the subject of a Monsters & Critics story.
A Money Inc. story listed 20 notable Vassar alumnae/i in business: entrepreneur Yu Liu ’08; Birchbox founder Katia Beauchamp ‘05; MDC Partners CEO and Chairman Scott Kauffman ‘78; Confetti Cakes owner Elisa Strauss ’98; Peanut Butter & Co. founder Lee Zalben ’95; entrepreneur and investor Jon Fisher ‘94; production-company founder Elizabeth Murdoch ’92; Flickr co-founder and investor Caterina Fake ’91; Gen Art founder Ian Gerard ‘90; Salon 94 owner Jeanne Greenberg Rohatyn ‘89; Irrational Games co-founder Ken Levine ‘88; businessman Yannis Vardinoyannis ‘84; NBC News President Phil Griffin ‘79; former New World Entertainment CEO Ken Kaess ’76; journalist, author, and executive Paula Williams Madison ‘74; media and technology entrepreneur Geraldine Laybourne ’69; Ingram Industries CEO and chairperson Martha Rivers Ingram ’57; publishing mogul Louise Seaman Bechtel, class of 1915; New Technology Management Inc founder Lurita Doan ‘79; and banking executive James B. Rosenwald III ’80.