In 1991, the Board of the Japanese American Women Alumnae of UC Berkeley decided to honor an Outstanding Alumna annually. The selection would be based on the individual’s:
The recipients of this award have distinguished themselves in these areas and are truly deserving of this special recognition. Their names are placed on a plaque permanently displayed in the Alumni House on the UC Berkeley campus.
Please view the slide show below to learn about each of our outstanding alumnae.