Golden Plate Awards Council

Inducted Badge
Peter C. Agre, Ph.D.
Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Dame Julie Andrews
Stage and Screen Actress
Frances H. Arnold, Ph.D.
National Medal of Technology
Rick Atkinson
Pulitzer Prize-winning Journalist
John Banville
Acclaimed Irish Novelist
Ehud Barak
Former Prime Minister of Israel
A. Scott Berg
Pulitzer Prize for Biography
Joshua Bell
Violin Virtuoso
Simone Biles
Gymnast and Olympic Gold Medalist
Wolf Blitzer
CNN News Anchor
Sergey Brin
Co-founder of Google Inc.
Larry Page
Founding CEO of Google Inc.
Michael S. Brown, M.D.
Nobel Prize in Medicine
Laura Bush
Former First Lady of the United States
Jimmy Carter
Nobel Prize for Peace
William J. Clinton
42nd President of the United States
Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, National Institutes of Health
Richard M. Daley
Former Mayor of Chicago
Senator Tom Daschle
Former Majority Leader, United States Senate
Sylvia Earle, Ph.D.
Undersea Explorer
Tony Fadell
iPod Mastermind and Founder of Nest
Anthony S. Fauci, M.D.
Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Sally Field
Two Oscars for Best Actress
Lord Norman Foster
Architecture Gold Medal
Aretha Franklin
The Queen of Soul
Jerome I. Friedman, Ph.D.
Nobel Prize in Physics
William H. Gates III
Co-Chair of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Frank O. Gehry
Gold Medal for Architecture
Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Justice, Supreme Court of the United States
Joseph L. Goldstein, M.D.
Nobel Prize in Medicine
Dame Jane Goodall
Primatologist and Anthropologist
Doris Kearns Goodwin, Ph.D.
Pulitzer Prize for History
Neil M. Gorsuch
Justice, Supreme Court of the United States
Jeremy Irons
Stage and Screen Actor
Kazuo Ishiguro
Nobel Prize in Literature
Sir Peter Jackson
Oscar for Best Director
James Earl Jones
Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement
General James L. Jones, USMC
Military and Public Service
Quincy Jones
Music Impresario
Beverly Joubert
Filmmaker and Conservationist
Dereck Joubert
Filmmaker and Conservationist
Janusz Kaminski
Two Oscars for Cinematography
Anthony M. Kennedy
Justice, Supreme Court of the United States
Henry A. Kissinger, Ph.D.
Former Secretary of State, United States of America
Robert S. Langer, Sc.D.
Biomedical Engineering
Richard E. Leakey
Paleoanthropologist and Conservationist
Robert J. Lefkowitz, M.D.
Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Congressman John R. Lewis
Champion of Civil Rights
George Lucas
Motion Picture Production
Wynton Marsalis
Pulitzer Prize for Music
John C. Mather, Ph.D.
Nobel Prize in Physics
David McCullough
Two Pulitzer Prizes for Biography
Admiral William H. McRaven, USN
Special Operations Command
Sandra Day O'Connor
Former Justice, Supreme Court of the United States
Itzhak Perlman
Virtuoso of the Violin
General David H. Petraeus, USA
Soldier and Scholar
Sidney Poitier
Oscar for Lifetime Achievement
General Colin L. Powell, USA
Former Secretary of State, United States of America
Venki Ramakrishnan, Ph.D.
Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Lisa Randall, Ph.D.
Theoretical Physics
Lord Martin Rees
Astronomer Royal
Adam G. Riess, Ph.D.
Nobel Prize in Physics
Anthony Romero
Executive Director, ACLU
Steven A. Rosenberg, M.D.
Cancer Immunotherapy
Lord Jacob Rothschild
Financier and Philanthropist
Barry Scheck
Co-Founder, The Innocence Project
Stephen A. Schwarzman
Chairman and CEO of The Blackstone Group
Bartlett Sher
Theatrical Director
Carlos Slim Helú
Financier and Philanthropist
Sonia Sotomayor
Justice, Supreme Court of the United States
Steven Spielberg
Film Director and Producer
Joseph E. Stiglitz, Ph.D.
Nobel Prize in Economics
Brendan V. Sullivan, Jr.
Defense Attorney
Archbishop Desmond Tutu
Nobel Prize for Peace
Chris Wallace
Broadcast Journalist
James D. Watson, Ph.D.
Discoverer of the DNA Molecule
Andrew Weil, M.D.
Father of Integrative Medicine
Oprah Winfrey
Media Entrepreneur
This is a partial list. Each member is a past recipient of the Golden Plate Award.