Exceptional Woman in Publishing Award
Each year Exceptional Women in Publishing (EWIP) selects an accomplished woman to receive the Exceptional Woman in Publishing Award. We select someone for this honor who has achieved prominence in her career, has made extraordinary contributions to publishing, and has demonstrated success and leadership in nontraditional and/or exceptional ways. All recipients of the honor, beginning with Gloria Steinem in 1999, inspire all of us.
Honorees of the Exceptional Woman in Publishing Award
2015 Susan Goldberg, editor in chief, National Geographic magazine and News
2013 Deanna Brown, former president, Byliner and industry advisor.
2008 Alix Kennedy, former VP and editorial director of Family-Fun and Wondertime magazines, part of Disney Publishing Worldwide.
2006 Lynn Povich, former editor-in-chief, of Working Woman and the first female senior editor of Newsweek who wrote, The Good Girl Revolt, the true story about the 46 women working at Newsweek in 1970 who won a landmark lawsuit against their employers for “systematic discrimination” in hiring and promotion.
2005 Eleanor Clift, author and contributing editor, Newsweek
2004 Ardath Rodale and Marie Rodale. Ardie (1928-2009) served as Rodale’s CEO from 1990 to 2007; Marie is the current CEO and Chairman of Rodale, Inc
2001 Linda Gardiner, founding editor, Women’s Review of Books
2000 Bonnie Krueger, founding publisher, Associated Press publications
1999 Gloria Steinem, co-founder of Ms. magazine