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Gold Spike Award

Angela Nomellini, ’75

Angela has brought unparalleled dedication to Stanford for twenty-five years. Legendary for her remarkable commitment to the Graduate School of Education, she has served on the GSE Advisory Board since 2005 (seven years as chair), proving herself an indispensable strategic partner to deans and an influential voice in designing the new GSE campus. A ten-year member of Stanford Athletics Board, Angela has also been an ardent supporter of women’s athletics. Revered for her generosity and enthusiasm, Angela is a tremendous Stanford volunteer leader, fundraiser, advisor, ambassador, and fan.

Ram Shriram, P’10, P’13

Ram is an intellectually curious changemaker whose far-reaching impact reflects his extraordinary generosity of spirit. In addition to his two terms on the Board of Trustees (including serving as vice chair) and seven years on the Stanford Seed Advisory Board, he is a member of the Stanford Health Care Board of Directors and the Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence Advisory Council. Ram has been a staunch advocate and catalytic fundraiser for new efforts including bioengineering and AI, and a visionary leader across the university.

List of Past Recipients