2015 AVENUE OF GIANTS BANQUET
FRIDAY, MARCH 6, 2015
JASON'S RESTAURANT IN GREENBRAE
You are invited to the Avenue of Giants Banquet honoring 2014 and 2015 Inductees! It's a fun Alumni evening and Michelle Markoff '70 and several 1970's era Alumns will be honored. Tickets are limited and this evening is well worth the price of admission.
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MICHELE MARKOFF '1970 ... A senior policy adviser for cyber security in the U.S. State Department, Michele Markoff has been a leader since 1998 in developing diplomatic strategies to get allies and other countries to protect their cyber networks from terrorism thereby protecting linked U.S. national networks. Her initiative in developing diplomatic strategies led to the first-ever bilateral agreement on cyber space with the Russian Federation in June, 2013. An expert in Chinese and Russian military affairs, Markoff spent the first part of her career working on nuclear arms control, as State Department Advisor and then Executive Secretary to the INF and START I Talks and later as a senior policy advisor in the U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency’s Policy Planning Group. B.A. International Relations, Reed College; an M.A. International Relations and M.Phil. Political Science, Yale University; M.S. National Security Strategy National War College.
ROBIN WILLIAMS '69 ...We mourn Robins passing but will honor his accomplishments as an internationally recognized comedian, actor and humanitarian who made many contributions to the film industry and the local community.
Joan Lubamersky '68 ... Community and Public Service community service at the local, state and federal level.
TOM SEIDENBERG '68 ... won the prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics Teaching, director of the Anja S. Greer Conference on Secondary School Mathematics and Technology
VINCANNE ADAMS '77 ... women’s health issues and traditional medicine in Nepal, Tibet and China and more recently research on displacement and politics of redevelopment in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina.
SUZI ESZTERHAS '94 ... wildlife photographer of animals in the field, documenting the family life of endangered species.
SCOTT EVANS '86 ... premier rocket scientist, manages a Jet Propulsion Laboratory team that builds navigation software for space explorations, recently for the successful Mars rover.
EMILY PILLOTON '99... founded the nonprofit Project H Design in 2008 to use design and architecture to create social change.
TIFFANY SHLAIN '88 ... Webby Awards Founder and Film Director, writer, artist and speaker.
For more info on other '70 Avenue of the Giants alumni go to: Avenue of Giants Page