Join us for an intimate conversation with Nancy Howell Agee (Nurs), President and CEO of Carilion Clinic, and Marion Weiss (Arch), co-founder and partner at WEISS/MANFREDI Architecture/Landscape/Urbanism, moderated by Jieru Shi (Com/Col 2020). Both 1979 alumnae will share the memorable moments that have shaped their prominent careers in fields with few women in high-profile leadership roles. From early influences to choices made along the way, we’ll find out what informs their current work with communities near and far navigating the pressing challenges of our time. View the 2020 Distinguished Alumnae Awards presentation and celebrate the UVA pride we all share.
Nancy Howell Agee, President and CEO, Carilion Clinic
Nancy, one of the 13% of US hospital CEOs who are women, leads Virginia’s largest private employer west of Richmond and a $2 billion not-for-profit integrated health system serving more than 1 million people. She recently chaired the American Hospital Association representing the nation’s 5,000 hospitals and health care systems. Nancy has a BSN from UVA, master’s in nursing from Emory, and has pursued post-graduate studies at Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management.
Marion Weiss, Co-founder and Partner, WEISS/MANFREDI Architecture/Landscape/Urbanism
Marion and her firm’s designs for prominent public spaces that embrace both infrastructure and nature have earned high honors including this year’s Thomas Jefferson Medal in Architecture with co-founder Michael Manfredi. An American Institute of Architects Fellow, National Academy of Design inductee, and Penn’s Graham Chair Professor of Architecture, Marion received her BA in Architecture from UVA and her Master of Architecture from Yale. The most recent of three Princeton Architectural Press monographs on WEISS/MANFREDI’s work is PUBLIC NATURES: Evolutionary Infrastructures.
Abby Palko, Director, Maxine Platzer Lynn Women’s Center at UVA
Jieru Shi, Analyst, Deloitte Consulting