Notable SDT Alumnae


Sherry Lansing, Sigma Chapter  
Northwestern University

CEO Paramount Pictures:  First female to head a Hollywood studio.  Named one of the most powerful women in America.

Current head of the Sherry Lansing Foundation, committed to making the world a better place by funding and raising awareness for cancer research, and by supporting education, art and culture.


Dr. Joyce Brothers, Alpha Chapter
Cornell University

Psychologist/Advice Columnist/Writer/Actress

Named the founding mother of media psychology, Dr. Brothers worked in radio and television and wrote a syndicated newspaper column which was printed on over 300 newspapers; she published several best selling books.


Terry Savage, Chi Chapter   
University of Michigan

Author and Nationally Syndicated Financial Columnist

Terry is co-host of a daily morning television show in Chicago, featuring talk about money, the markets, business and sports.  She is a best selling author and a frequent guest on radio and television shows.


Marilyn Salenger, Upsilon Chapter 
Indiana University

Emmy Award Winning Anchorwoman – CBS

Marilyn is founder and President of Strategic Communications Services.  She was the first woman to solo anchor a newscast and later created the first all women’s television news program in the United States.


Gloria Cohen, Alpha Rho Chapter 
New York University

International President, Women’s League for Conservative Judaism

Gloria traveled the world to discuss Jewish women’s issues with the heads of state in MoroccoJordanRomaniaBulgaria,Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan.  She also held the position as Vice President of MERCAZ, the political arm of the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism.


Lynn Price, Kappa Chapter 
University of Illinois

Social Entrepreneur, Coach, Speaker, Author

Lynn is a Thinking and Accountability Partner, guiding groups and individuals as a personal coach and inspirational speaker.  She is the founder of Camp To Belong, a summer camp to reunite siblings placed in separate foster homes and an award winning author.


Phyllis Snyder, Alpha Chapter 
Cornell University

National President, National Council of Jewish Women

Phyllis served as leader of the NCJW, a volunteer organization of 90,000 members nationwide.  Phyllis has been named to the Forward Fifty, a list of the most influential members of America’s Jewish community, for her work spearheading National public policy initiatives