Gala-19

Award Recipients

1986
Colleen Dewhurst
Maria Irene Fornes
Billie Jean King-Blackman
Lucille Lortel
Ruth Mayleas
Rachel Robinson

1987
Betty Friedan
Judith Jamison
Toni Morrison
Beverly Sills
Jessica Tandy

1988
Betty Allen
Diane Coffey
Glenda Jackson
Dr. Mathilde Krim
Diane Sawyer

1989
Geraldine Fitzgerald
Jewell Jackson McCabe
Gloria Steinem
Kaity Tong
Wendy Wasserstein

1990
Imogene Coca
Suzanne Farrell
Mother Clara Hale
Kathleen Turner

1991
Ellen Futter
Donna Karan
Anna Quindlen
Susan Sarandon
Faye Wattleton

1992
Linda Ellerbee
Nora Ephron
Jessica Lange
Annie Leibovitz
Bette Bao Lord

1993
Tina Brown
Kitty Carlisle Hart
Cicely Tyson
Barbara Walters

1994
Linda Fairstein
Sherry Lansing
Lily Tomlin
Evelyn Lauder

1995
Blair Brown
Katie Couric
Donna Hanover-Guiliani
Yue-Sai Kan

1996
Zoe Caldwell
Camille Cosby
Elinor Guggenheimer
Pat Schoenfeld

1997
Stockard Channing
Annette Green
Marilyn Horne
Rosie O’Donnell

1998
Dr. Maya Angelou
Sallie Bingham
Whoopi Goldberg
Julia Miles

1999
Dame Judi Dench
Patricia Fili-Krushel
Vanessa Redgrave
Susan L. Taylor
Gerald Schoenfeld

2000
Lauren Bacall
Carole Black
Ruby Dee
Joan Didion

2001
Evelyn Cunningham
Audra McDonald
Laura Pels
Twyla Tharp
Irene Worth
Eugenia Zuckerman

2002
Julie Harris
Phylicia Rashad
Nina Zagat

2003
Bobbi Brown
Tina Chen
Chita Rivera
Isabelle Stevenson

2004
Robin Burns
Donna Murphy
Gail Sheehy
Susan Wadsworth

2005
Adrien Arpel
Mariska Hargitay
Caroline Hirsch
Emily Mann
Frances Sternhagen

2006
Francine LeFrak
Susan Lucci
Muriel Siebert

2007
Eve Ensler
Kathy Hilton
Vivienne Tam

2008
Iris Cantor
Laurie Tucker
Kerry Washington

2009
Lucia Hwong Gordon
Estelle Parsons
Susan K. Reed
Susan Sobbott

2010
Laurie Anderson
Joan Osborne
Suzanne Vega

2011
Bonnie Pfeifer Evans
Mindy Grossman
Bebe Neuwirth

2012
Thia Breen
Liz Duffy Adams
Barbara Goldsmith
Cornelia Guest

2013
Joanna Coles
Helen Gurley Brown (posthumously)
Donna Kalajian Lagani
Sheila Nevins
Charlotte St. Martin

2014
Sharon Bush
Arianna Huffington
Joan Vail Thorne