Fast Company's "League of Extraordinary Women" includes Helene Gayle '76, who was recently honored with Barnard's Medal of Distinction at Commencement in May. An excerpt:

"Dr. Gayle’s organization empowers women by fighting HIV/AIDS and poverty in over 84 countries. Gayle, who spent 20 years working with the CDC, chaired the Obama Administration’s Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS and currently serves on the President’s Commission on White House Fellowships."

View Fast Company's full list of 60 "high-achieving women from the world's largest companies, innovative startups, philanthropic organizations, government, and the arts combined forces to change the lives of girls and women everywhere."