Harriet Buescher Lawrence '34 Prize: Amy Moore Paterson '94

Amy Moore Paterson '94

The Harriet Buescher Lawrence '34 Prize, which recognizes alumni who are leaders in improving society or inspiring others for good, is being awarded to Amy Moore Paterson '94.

Paterson, who majored in English at Connecticut College, is the vice president of Portland, Ore.-based Lane Marketing Communications and the co-founder of My Little Waiting Room, an innovative, drop-in hospital childcare center designed to reduce the stress of hospital visits for patients and visitors.

Since opening at St. Vincent Medical Center in 2010, My Little Waiting Room has thrived, providing a safe and nurturing environment for thousands of children. In 2013, a second location was added at Providence Portland Medical Center. 

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