Dorothy Ridings

Title:  Board of Directors

Company:  Presbyterian Outlook

Location:  Kentucky, United States


  • Inductee, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement (2018)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who In Finance and Business, Marquis Who’s Who (2004-2005)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in America, Marquis Who’s Who (1987-1996, 2002-2016)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in the South and Southwest, Marquis Who’s Who (1986-1989)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in the World, Marquis Who’s Who (1996, 2003-2004, 2007-2016)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who of American Women, Marquis Who’s Who (1987-2000, 2002-2003, 2007-2011)
  • Recipient, Northwestern University Award of Merit (1994)
  • Recipient, Distinguished Alumna Award, University of North Carolina (1995)
  • Recipient, Leadership Award, National Association for Community Leadership Organizations (1986)
  • Recipient, Alumnae Achievement Award, Randolph-Macon Woman’s College (1985)
  • Named, Distinguished Citizen Award, National Municipal League (1983)
  • Inductee, Hall of Fame, Northwestern University Medill School of Journalism (1996)
  • Inductee, Journalism Hall of Fame, University of North Carolina (1997)
  • Recipient, Woman of Distinction Award, Center for Women and Families (2015)


  • Honorary LLD, University of Charleston
  • Honorary LHD, Spalding University
  • Honorary Doctorate in Public Service, University of Louisville
  • MA, University of North Carolina
  • BSJ, Northwestern University
  • Coursework, Randolph-Macon Woman’s College

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