Listee Features — March 23, 2018


Ever since she was a little girl, Linda Elizabeth Nee knew she wanted to go into social work. She really cares about other people, and thought the field presented a good opportunity for her to make a positive difference. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from Russell Sage College in 1961, and immediately obtained a position as a social worker in the Social Service Department of the New York Neurological Institute at the New York Presbyterian Hospital. In 1967, Ms. Nee left to become a medical social worker in the Tuberculosis Center of the Medical College of Virginia, and in 1968, she furthered her professional standing with a Master of Social Work from Virginia Commonwealth University. From that point

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Looking for a path that would allow her to pursue her wide array of interests, Rosemary A. Stevens decided to dedicate herself to academia. That decision paid off, as, more than five decades later, she continues to contribute to the field. Since 2005, Dr. Stevens has served as a DeWitt Wallace Distinguished Scholar of Social Medicine and Public Policy in the Department of Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College, and since 2001, she has served as a professor emeritus at the University of Pennsylvania. She joined the latter school in 1979 and has held a number of positions over the years, including professor of history and the sociology of science, senior fellow in the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics,

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Always involved in mathematics, Angela Nicols feels she owes her computer science career to being in the right place at the right time. The field allowed her to combine her variety of passions, which she really appreciated. Her first professional position was supervisor of programs and project leader for Book Clubs Information Systems at Doubleday and Co. Inc., followed closely by manager of software engineering for Martin Marietta Information Systems. Then, from 1995 to 2015, Ms. Nicols worked as the owner of Nicols Consultant, a computer consultancy and training company. She is presently retired. ​ One of Ms. Nicols’ other interests is history. Between 1994 and 2015, she has held titles like chairman of technology and grants, vice president, president,

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