Women Who Change the World

From astrophysicists to economists to actresses, Madeira women of all ages and generations have great accomplishments that span throughout their lives and their careers. As a Madeira alumna, you share a common bond with the following extraordinary women among many others. 

Madeira women continue to push, challenge, and question. The purpose of this page is to highlight the unique achievements of our alumnae and as those accomplishments continue to grow, this page will always be a work in progress. 

Listed ascending order by class year

Frances Sternhagen
Frances Sternhagen '47 Actress | Winner of two Tony awards
Susan "Stockard" Channing
Susan "Stockard" Channing '61 Actress | "Grease", "West Wing"
Blair Brown
Blair Brown '64 Actress | Tony Award winner for "Copenhagen"
Holly Twyford
Holly Twyford '86 Actress | Four-time Helen Hayes Award winner