Title: Civic Worker (Retired)
Location: Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
Carol Duhme, Retired Civic Worker, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in religious management.
Ms. Duhme has been committed for a long time to serving others through religious work. She started working at the St. Louis Association Congressional Church in 1959 as a moderator. Prior to this position, she had taught in local elementary schools since 1939. Before retiring in the mid-1990s, Ms. Duhme worked on the Board of Deacons at the St. Louis Association Congressional Church. She worked at the church for a number of years, serving on the Church Council, Chairman of the Board of Christian Education and on the Board of Deaconesses.
In addition to her work with the St. Louis Association Congressional Church, Ms. Duhme has worked closely with the YWCA in St. Louis. She has served as Chairman of the Annual Fund and on the Board of Directors for the organization. Furthermore, Ms. Duhme has provided her services for the Chautauqua Institution, the North Side Team Ministry, the Community School, Church Women United, John Burroughs School, the St. Louis Bicentennial Women’s Committee, the St. Louis Junior League and the St. Louis Vassar Club.
In 1939, Ms. Duhme earned an AB from Vassar College. She received an honorary DHL from Eden Theological Seminary. For her work she has received numerous accolades, such as Mary Alice Messerley Award for Volunteerism from the Health and Welfare Council in 1971. In 2005, she received the Dean’s Medal from Washington University in St. Louis. She also earned a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Women’s Foundation in 2011 and a Humanitarian Award from Planned Parenthood in 2000 amidst a variety of other awards. She has also been recognized with a Professional Woman feature, Worldwide Humanitarian, Lifetime Achiever and Top Industry Leader from Marquis Who’s Who.
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