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Firsts 09-19


•The Committee on Undergraduate Women’s Leadership, issues its report. “If this report could be summed up in one idea, it is that for Princeton to fully realize its potential as an academic and social community, all its members need to be full participants—ready, willing, and able to use their talents as they themselves judge best. That is our charge going forward.”

•“She Roars: Celebrating Women at Princeton,” a University conference for Princeton alumnae, brings more than 1,350 undergraduate and graduate alumnae and guests to campus.


•Mollie Marcoux Samaan ’91 named the first female Athletic Director of Princeton University


•Ashleigh Johnson ’17 (women’s water polo) was the first female to compete for Princeton having already won an Olympic gold medal (won gold with the USA Women’s Water Polo team in Summer 2016); Bill Bradley is the only other Princeton student-athlete to accomplish such a feat


•Nine of the eleven eating clubs elect women as club presidents.


•Sydney Jordan ’19 (women’s basketball) won the Moses Tyler Pyne Prize