Awarded to an alumnus or alumna whose selfless and caring work and deeds benefit society and humankind.
A psychologist, career counselor, speaker and journalist/writer, Jacqueline practices psychotherapy and career counseling in Larchmont, N.Y., and Manhattan. Her 500 fellow psychologists in Westchester County have voted her their Distinguished Psychologist and honored her with their Distinguished Service Award.
She received a B.S. in Business Administration from Bucknell University in 1965 and holds a Ph.D. in Psychology from Columbia University.
Jacqueline's humanitarian work began in 1998 when she met with the Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo, a human rights group formed by grieving Argentine mothers searching for children abducted by the country's military regime between 1976 and 1983.
She is the author of several books including Mother Power and The Bitch in Your Head: How to Finally Squash Your Inner Critic. Jacqueline donates her writing earnings to charities that help families, women and children.
She is a founding member of Anglican Women's Empowerment, an organization that brings women from around the world to the United Nations to learn how to lobby for social change in their home countries; she also has written training manuals for them.
She has served in various volunteer capacities at Children's Village, a foster care institution, including mentoring a teenage boy for several years and being on their Board of Directors for three years.
Jacqueline is an active member of St. Johns Episcopal Church in Larchmont, serving as co-chair for the annual Bazaar which raises $25-30,000 for local charities. An active member of the Westchester County Psychological Association, she has held various positions on the Board including being the President of the Clinical Division twice and editing their newsletter for nine years.