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Patricia Carry Stewart

Patricia Carry Stewart, born in Brooklyn, New York, is vice president of The Edna McConnell Clark Foundation, New York City. She graduated from Cornell University where she received her B.A. degree in 1950, attended the University of Paris, 1948-49, and the New York University Graduate School of Business Administration, 1950-51.

She serves on the boards of Trans World Airlines, Inc., Bankers Trust Corporation, Borden, Inc., and Continental Corporation. She was president and treasurer, Buckner & Co., secretary and treasurer, Janeway Publishing and Research Corporation and served on the board of F. W. Woolworth Co. (resigned due to conflict of interest).

Mrs. Stewart is a trustee of Cornell University; also serves on the Baruch College Advisory Board and is vice chairman of the Board of City University of New York. She has been a member of the American Stock Exchange Nominating Committee 1975-76 and is a public member of the American Stock Exchange Arbitration Committee.

Mrs. Stewart is director and past chairman of the Investor Responsibility Research Center, and a member of the New York Regional Panel of the President's Commission on White House Fellowships, the New York Regents Advisory Committee of the Visiting Committee of Harvard Graduate School of Business and the Institute for Education and Research on Women and Work at Cornell University.

Her activities include service as a trustee of the International Institute for Rural Reconstruction and of the New York State 4-H Foundation. She is past officer and director of the Women's Bond Club of New York.

Mrs. Stewart resides in New York City.

Mrs. Stewart was the recipient of the 1978 Catalyst award for her outstanding achievement in the field of philanthropy. The award was presented to Mrs. Stewart by L. Edwin Smart, chairman, Trans World Airlines, at the Third Annual Dinner in honor of Women Directors of Corporations sponsored by Catalyst, at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, New York City, March 7.

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Eleanor Thomas Elliott

Eleanor Thomas Elliott, born in New York City, is chairman of the board of the Foundation for Child Development, the first woman director of the Celanese Corporation, and a governor of New York Hospital. She received her B.A. degree from Barnard College, 1948.

Active in many public service organizations, Mrs. Elliott was elected the first woman to the board of the United Fund of Greater New York, 1977; was a board member of the James Weldon Johnson Community Centers, Harlem, president of the Maternity Center Association, New York City, 1964-68, and is co-chairman of the Third Century Committee capital campaign for The New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center.

She served as chairman of the board of Barnard College, 1973-76 and has been a trustee since 1959, serving as chairman of the Trustee Committee on Development, 1959-73. She was previously chairman of the Barnard Alumnae Fund and a director of the Alumnae Association, 1956-59.

In 1977 Mrs. Elliott was awarded the Columbia Medal for distinguished service to the University in recognition of her Barnard work.

She was associate editor of "Vogue" and a contributing editor of "Glamour."

Mrs. Elliott was active in the Republican Party and was social secretary to Secretary of State John Foster Dulles, 1953-56.

She resides in New York City and Highland Fling, Cross River, New York.

Mrs. Elliott was the recipient of the 1978 Catalyst award for her outstanding achievement in the field of volunteerism. The award was presented to Mrs. Elliott by John W. Brooks, chairman of the board, Celanese Corporation, at the Third Annual Dinner in honor of Women Directors of Corporations sponsored by Catalyst, at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, New York City, March 7.

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Jill K. Conway

Jill (Ker) Conway, born in Hillston, New South Wales, Australia, is the president of Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts. She received her B.A. degree from Harvard University, 1969.

She was a lecturer at the University of Sydney, 1948-59, and at the University of Toronto where she also served as an assistant professor, 1968-70 and associate professor, 1970-75; she was on the graduate faculty of the University, 1971-75. Mrs. Conway was a teaching fellow at Harvard University, 1961-63 and is Sophia Smith Professor at Smith College. She was vice president, Internal affairs at the University of Toronto before being named president of Smith College in 1975.

She has received many awards and honorary degrees and participates in numerous professional organizations.

Mrs. Conway is a member of the executive board of The National Humanities Institute and Harvard Board of Overseers. She is a trustee of Hampshire College, the Clarke School for the Deaf, the William H. Donner Foundation; chairman of the Board of trustees of the Academy of Music (Northampton), and is a member of the board of directors of the IBM World Trade Americas/Far East Corp.

She resides in Northampton, Mass.

Mrs. Conway was a speaker at the Catalyst Third Annual Awards Dinner in honor of Women Directors of Corporations, Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, March 7, 1978.



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