Mary Harriman Award

2013 AJLI Annual Conference - Mary Harriman Award Presentation

In recognition of the vision of the founder of The Junior League, the AJLI Board of Directors established the Mary Harriman Community Leadership Award. This award honors and acknowledges an individual Junior League member whose volunteer efforts provide a contemporary link to Mary Harriman's sense of social responsibility and her ability to motivate others to share their talents through effective volunteer service. Since 1990 when the award was established, it has been given to Junior League members whose leadership exemplifies our mission, vision and values. This section lists the current and past Mary Harriman Community Leadership Award recipients since 1991.

Read more about Mary Harriman, founder of The Junior League Movement.

2012 Mary Harriman Award Winner

  • Anne McDonald Milling

    Anne McDonald Milling

    The Junior League of New Orleans

    This Junior League of New Orleans member played a critical role in the recovery of her city after the catastrophe of Hurricane Katrina. Working smartly and swiftly, Anne McDonald Milling cobbled together a group of passionate women called Women of the Storm and then succeeded, with a trip to Capitol Hill, in getting legislators to focus on the Gulf Coast's woes.

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