Notable Alumnae/i - Concord Academy
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CA graduates go on to leave their mark on the world. They are dancers and doctors, authors and ambassadors, entrepreneurs and engineers. They approach the world with creative insight, and engage us with their intellect, their imagination, and their contributions to our world.


Below are just some of the CA alumnae/i who have gone on to shape the world in which we all live.For more alumnae/i profiles, find our magazine here.

  • Alexandra Berzon ’97, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist
  • Khalif Diouf ’07, aka Le1f, rapper and producer
  • Daysha Veronica Edewi ’10, women’s self-confidence advocate, a viral video hitmaker, an award-winning writer/director/producer, and founder of Yes Queen
  • Drew Gilpin Faust ’64, president, Harvard University, author of This Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War
  • Tom First ’85, cofounder, Nantucket Nectars and O Beverages
  • Peter Fisher ’74, managing director and cohead of Fixed Income, BlackRock; former Undersecretary for Domestic Finance, U.S. Treasury
  • Julia Glass ’74, author of I See You Everywhere, The Whole World Over, and Three Junes
  • Larry Goldings ’86, Grammy-nominated keyboardist
  • Jody Heymann ’77, AIDS research pioneer, global health and social policy advocate
  • Helen Hobbs ’70, Director of the McDermott Center for Human Growth and Development at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas (UT Southwestern) and research pioneer
  • Dame Vivian Hunt, DBE, ’85, senior partner at McKinsey and Company
  • Sebastian Junger ’80, journalist and author of A Death in Belmont, Fire, and The Perfect Storm
  • Sarah Koenig ’86, American journalist, public radio personality, former producer of the television and radio program This American Lifeand the host and executive producer of the podcast Serial, the most popular podcast in history.
  • Danielle Lee ’93, digital marketer for companies including Vevo, Spotify, AT&T, and Showtime
  • Lucy McFadden ’70, planetary scientist, NASA investigator, University of Maryland Department of Astronomy
  • Dr. Karen McAlmon ’75,  Director, Boston Children’s Hospital Neonatal Network
  • David Michaelis ’75, biographer, Schulz and Peanuts, N.C. Wyeth
  • Susan Minot ’74, author of Evening, Folly, Lust & Other Stories, Monkeys, Rapture, and Poems 4 A.M; screenwriter for Stealing Beauty
  • Rashaun Mitchell ’96, choreographer, performer, and teacher
  • Rachel Morrison ’96, cinematographer, Kodak Vision Award recipient, and first woman nominated for an Academy Award for Best Cinematography and first to receive the New York Film Critics Award for Best Cinematographer
  • Her Majesty Queen Noor ’69, humanitarian, peace advocate
  • Imani Perry ’90, an American interdisciplinary scholar of race and African American culture, author of numerous books, and the Hughes-Rogers Professor of African American Studies at Princeton University.
  • Sarah Pillsbury ’74, Academy Award- and Emmy Award-winning producer
  • Julia Preston ’69, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist
  • Hilary Price ’87, syndicated cartoonist, “Rhymes with Orange”
  • Richard Read ’75, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist
  • Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg ’75, author and editor
  • Matt Taibbi ’87, Rolling Stone columnist, National Magazine Award winner
  • Anne Gaud Tinker ’63, former director, Save the Children’s Saving Newborn Lives initiative