CMC – Centennial Gala

Gala Honors Anna Pulimood & Chelsea Clinton at 100th Anniversary Celebration

Thursday December 13, 2018, the CMC Foundation celebrated the founding of CMC by Dr. Ida Scudder 100 years ago, by presenting awards to Dr. Anna Pulimood, President of CMC College and Chelsea Clinton, Children’s Author and Board Member of the  Clinton Foundation, for their work in raising the awareness of the importance of women in medicine.

The Scudder Association Foundation was honored to be one of the co-sponsors of this year’s centennial Gala event. In attendance and representing our foundation were, President, Charles S.K. Scudder and his wife Mary, Finance Chairman, Jim Taylor, his wife Susan and daughter Allie Taylor, Communications Chair, William Scudder and wife Barbara, Treasurer, Richard Williamson and wife Laurie, And Secretary, Hadley Barzarsky.

Dr. Chelsea Clinton, receives the Ida Scudder Award, from Honorine Ward, CMC Foundation, Chairwoman, for including the remarkable story of CMC’s, Dr. Mary Verghese, in her book “She Persisted Around the World – 13 Women who Changed History.”

Charles S.K. Scudder, President ot the Scudder Foundation, with his Mary (left) and Chelsea Clinton (middle)

Chelsea Clinton autographs her book “She Persisted Around the World – 13 Women who Changed History”, for Allison Taylor and her mother Susan.

Allison Taylor introduces herself to the gathering, accompanied be her parents, Susan and Jim Taylor

CMC Director, John Riehl welcomes Dr. Anna Pulimood Director, CMC Medical College, Dr. Honorine Ward, CMC Foundation Chairwoman, and Gala Moderator, Nina Davuluri

Scudder Foundation Board Member and Secretary Hadley Bazarasy, introduces herself to the Gala attendees.

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