Dr. Christine Warnke Receives the University of Maryland Outstanding Alumnus Award
Christine M. Warnke 72, 75 M.S., 93 Ph.D.
Christine Warnke is senior governmental affairs advisor for Hogan and Hartson, representing national and multinational corporations, trade associations and coalitions before Congress, the White House and the executive branch. A formidable force on Capitol Hill, she has spearheaded initiatives in the areas of health, human rights and women's initiatives. A former chair of the D.C. Commission for Women, Warnke was one of the first women to hold an elected office with the Junior Chamber of Commerce. While serving on the advisory board of the Opportunities Industrialization Centers International, she was honored with the Leon Sullivan Outstanding Achievement Award and received the Ellis Island Medal of Honor Award, along with Hillary Clinton, from the National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations Foundation in 1999. She is a founding president of the Hellenic American Women's Council and was named Woman of the Year by an affiliate of the American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association.