1998 Recipient of the
Distinguished Alumni Award
Julie Gordon is the founder and president of Mothers United for Moral Support (MUMS), a parent-to-parent network for families of children with rare disabilities. MUMS grew from a small local support group to one with an international database of 9,400 families and 2,500 service providers from 32 countries.
In 1993, Gordon received the Maxwell House "Real Heroes" award from Barbara Bush, resulting in national publicity for the organization.