France’s Highest Civilian Honor Awarded to Activist Alumna

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Irene Natividad ’71 was granted the Legion d’Honneur by French Prime Minister Emmanuel Macron for her lifelong commitment to gender equality activism. Natividad joins other non-French nationals to receive the award including Eleanor Roosevelt, Bill and Melinda Gates, Sir Paul McCartney, Jesse Jackson, Toni Morrison, and General Dwight Eisenhower.