Golden Plate Awards Council

Inducted Badge
His Majesty King Abdullah II
The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
Peter Agre, Ph.D.
Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Dame Julie Andrews
Stage and Screen Actress
Rick Atkinson
Pulitzer Prize-winning Journalist
Ehud Barak
Former Prime Minister of Israel
A. Scott Berg
Pulitzer Prize for Biography
Joshua Bell
Violin Virtuoso
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
Jamie Dimon
CEO, JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Sylvia Earle, Ph.D.
Undersea Explorer
Tony Fadell
Inventor and Entrepreneur
Anthony S. Fauci, M.D.
Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Sally Field
Two Oscars for Best Actress
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
Susan Hockfield, Ph.D.
President Emeritus, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Eric H. Holder, Jr.
Former Attorney General, United States of America
Jeremy Irons
Stage and Screen Actor
Sir Peter Jackson
Oscar for Best Director
James Earl Jones
Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement
General James L. Jones, USMC
Military and Public Service
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
Chris Matthews
Host, MSNBC's "Hardball"
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
National Medal of Arts
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
Dana Priest
Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Journalism
General Joseph W. Ralston, USAF
Military and Public Service
Lisa Randall, Ph.D.
Theoretical Physics
Lord Rees of Ludlow
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
General Brent Scowcroft, USAF
Presidential Medal of Freedom
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
Barbra Streisand
Director, Actress and Singer
Brendan V. Sullivan, Jr.
Defense Attorney
Dame Kiri Te Kanawa
Opera Singer
Archbishop Desmond Tutu
Nobel Prize for Peace
Chris Wallace
Broadcast Journalist
James D. Watson, Ph.D.
Discoverer of the DNA Molecule
Oprah Winfrey
Media Entrepreneur
This is a partial list. Each member is a past recipient of the Golden Plate Award.