Class of 1987
- Vanessa B. Newman
Deborah Bial, founder and president of the Posse Foundation, received the 2013 Anne Roe Award from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Dean Kathleen McCartney presented Deborah with the award — established in 1979 to honor the first woman tenured at Harvard, who was a leading researcher on career development and women — on March 6. The awards ceremony was followed by a lecture in which Deborah discussed society’s need for fairness and justice. Wayne Weitz was promoted to managing director at Gavin/Solmonese, a corporate restructuring and public-affairs strategies firm. He has more than 20 years of experience in corporate finance and capital structure optimization, cross-border insolvencies and bankruptcies, offshore jurisdictional transactions, financial and operational restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, and complex litigation.