Women's History Month: Celebrating the Women of St. John's

Join us in celebrating the women of St. John's University. Our programs include virtual and in-person networking, discussion panels led by top industry experts, inspiring stories, and more. You are sure to connect with fellow alumnae, be motivated by women in leadership, and make lasting connections.

If you’re interested in recognizing noteworthy St. John’s alumna during Women’s History Month, be sure to submit their names by filling out the Noteworthy Alumni Nomination Form!

Save the Date

Saturday, March 23, 2024
The Inn at New Hyde Park
Noon- 3:30 p.m.

Join your St. John’s family for an inspirational afternoon in recognition of Women’s History Month. St. John’s alumnae are leaders in all industries and we highlight those achievements as we come together as proud members of the alumnae community. 

2024 Lifetime Achiever Recipient
Kathleen Meehan  '75Ed, '79GEd
Senior Deputy Athletics Director (retired), St. John's University

2024 Women's Achiever Recipients
Jo Ann Kocher '67Ed
Special Agent, US Department of Justice, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (retired)

Sue Ojageer '08Pharm.D.
Chief Executive Officer, Clinical Pharmacist, PharmaSue

Augusta Sanfilippo  '85SVC, '94MBA
Managing Director in Investment Banking

Shenneika S. Smith  '13CCPS
Assistant Coach, Women's Basketball Team, St. John's University

Lynda Carter-Cook '86C, MS, SM(ASCP)
Microbiologist and Gourmet Chocolatier 

Mistress of Ceremonies 
Joanne Persico '93MBA, '09PD
Head Coach, Women's Volleyball, St. John's University


Visit www.stjohns.edu/Scholarships4Women to support the future generation of St. John’s women.


Have any questions? Feel free to reach out to one of our departments below.


Register online
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The Office of Gift Planning
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