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Thursday, May 9, 2019


Shirley Adelson Siegel ’41: Barnard Distinguished Alumna Medal Recipient

Shirley Adelson Siegel ’41 will receive the Barnard Distinguished Alumna Medal during the school’s commencement on May 20, 2019 at Radio City Music Hall. The award celebrates her long career of distinguished work as a pioneering woman civil rights lawyer. She is 100 years old.

More can be read about her career in this article from the Spring 2018 issue of Barnard Magazine.