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Nancy Brinker

Nancy Brinker

Founder, former CEO | Susan G. Komen for the Cure | Class of 1968

Long before she served as the U.S. ambassador to Hungary or founded the Susan G. Komen for the Cure in honor of her sister, Nancy Brinker called the Alpha Epsilon Phi sorority home. 

"I loved that house at 904 Third,” says Brinker (BA ’68). It had “three floors with a large sleeping room on top, a former attic room. Many nights, with the windows wide open, 16 sorority sisters would all sleep there in bunk beds covered with electric blankets.

“Those were the days when sleep came easily. Laughter, too.”