The Alumnae Award recognizes a woman who has brought honor to Northwestern University through outstanding professional contributions in her field and who has attained national recognition. Established in 1976, the Alumnae Award has been presented every year to an alumna who has had a significant impact in her field of endeavor. Educators, journalists, doctors, scientists, and artists are included among The Alumnae’s roster of awardees.
Sandy Haggart is Founder and Executive Director of Feed the Dream, an organization that works in partnership with the indigenous in rural Guatemala to establish and oversee nutrition programs that also provide health and hygiene education to children under five years of age and women of reproductive age. Sandy has received the Glenview Rotary Paul Harris Award, was a Volunteer Center of NE Metro Chicago Honoree and received a Chicago Tribune Remarkable Woman Honor.