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Woman of Consequence

Established in 2020, The Howard P. Colhoun Family Woman of Consequence Award, named in honor of a loyal Bryn Mawr volunteer leader, inspires the next generation of changemakers by celebrating and supporting women who have used their voices and actions to make positive contributions to the world.
Amy Sherald

Amy Sherald



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Dr. Redonda G. Miller

Dr. Redonda G. Miller P’23


President, The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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Rebecca Corbett

Rebecca Corbett P’05


Investigations Editor at The New York Times

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Nominate a Woman of Consequence!

Nominations for the Howard P. Colhoun Family Woman of Consequence Award should take into account the following criteria: 
  • A living woman whose education and experiences have empowered her work as a transformative change agent;

  • Reflection in her life and in work of the values and mission of The Bryn Mawr School, such as a demonstrated passion for lifelong learning and leadership; intellectual curiosity; a commitment to ethical decision making and honoring the dignity of all people; evidence of resilience in the face of complexity, ambiguity and change; a belief that a diversity of opinions, experience and backgrounds are fundamental to affecting change and providing leadership;

  • Inspires others to lead a considered and consequential life;

  • Nominees do not need to be directly affiliated with the Bryn Mawr community as an alumna, parent or friend, but helpful if the nominator can aid in making a connection.
“Showing young girls what other women have accomplished in life puts it in their realm of possibility and reach.”

– Howard “Pete” Colhoun P’82 ‘84 ‘92, Trustee Emeritus