Prominent Tucson Women, Including TMC’s Judy Rich, Honored by UA Advisory Council as Women Who Lead


2011 Women Who Lead honorees, from left to right, Dr. Ana María López, Katharine Kent and Judy Rich. Not pictured: Nancy Ledeboer.

Four prominent Tucson women have been honored as Women Who Lead by the University of Arizona Women’s Studies Advisory Council.

They are Katharine Kent, president of The Solar Store; Nancy Ledeboer, director of the Pima County Public Library; Dr. Ana María López, professor of Medicine and Pathology, and medical director of the telemedicine program at the UA Cancer Center; and Judy Rich, president and CEO of TMC HealthCare.

Honorees received their awards Nov. 30  at the 15th annual Women Who Lead reception.  Dr. JP Jones, dean of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, noted that over the years, 46 outstanding local women business  and academic leaders have been singled out and acknowledged at this event, which represents the breadth and diversity of female leadership in our community.


WOSAC is a community-wide organization that promotes and supports the students, faculty and activities of the University of Arizona Gender and Women’s Studies Department.  The Women’s Plaza of Honor on the UA campus is a project of WOSAC and benefits the organization’s Mission to support GWS students and faculty.

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