The Glory and the Honor

A detail shot of the bicentennial medal.

What do an architect and urban planner, a pioneer in higher education access, a slam poet and an endocrinologist focused on gender identity in children have in common*? They are among the 161 Williams alumni to receive Bicentennial Medals for distinguished achievement since 1993. Founded on the college’s 200th birthday, Bicentennial Medals were inspired by

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Embracing We the People

In my role as president of Kids In Need of Defense (KIND), I work with children ranging in age from toddlers to teenagers who have had few choices in life. Most have been raised in abject poverty under repressive governments, subject to human trafficking, sexual and gender-based violence, abduction and torture. They are often witnesses

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