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Sheila Rabb Weidenfeld

Sheila Rabb Weidenfeld

Title: Television Producer and Creator

Location: Washington, D.C., United States





  • Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (1977-1981)
  • American News Women’s Club (former member)
  • American University of Rome, Rome, Italy (board of directors, 1988-1996)
  • American Women in Radio and Television (former member)
  • Brandeis University
  • Center for Science in the Public Interest (board of directors, 2007-2018)
  • Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park Commission (chairman, 1988-2014)
  • Consular Corps (former member)
  • Cosmos Club
  • Dana Hall School, Wellesley, MA (corporator)
  • DC Contemporary Dance Theatre (board of directors, 1986-1988)
  • DC Preservation League (board of directors, 1987-1990)
  • DC Republican Central Committee (board of directors, 1984-1985)
  • Eisenhower Foundation (2015-2018)
  • First Star
  • Friends of the Scuola San Rocco (2002-present)
  • National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (former member)
  • Project Censored Panel of Judges (founding member, 1976-present)
  • Secretary of the State’s Advisory Commission on Foreign Service Institute (1972-1974)
  • Sigma Delta Chi
  • United States Holocaust Memorial Council (1987-1997)
  • Washington Press Club (former member)
  • Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, Women’s Campaign Fund (board of directors, 1978-1979)


  • Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2022)
  • Recipient, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award (2020)
  • Honoree, Who’s Who of Professional Women, Marquis Who’s Who (2020)
  • Featured Member, Marquis Millennium Magazine, Marquis Who’s Who (2020)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in the East,” Marquis Who’s Who (2012-2016, 1989-1992, 1986-1987)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in the World,” Marquis Who’s Who (2009-2013)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in America,” Marquis Who’s Who (2003-2016, 1996-1999)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in Entertainment,” Marquis Who’s Who (1998-1999,1992-1993, 1989-1990)
  • Recipient, Bronze Medal, International Film and Video Festival, New York (1990)
  • Recipient, Silver Screen Award, A Campaign to Remember for the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Council (1989)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who of American Women,” Marquis Who’s Who (1987-2011)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who of Emerging Leaders in America,” Marquis Who’s Who (1987-1988)
  • Knighted, Order of St. Agatha, Republic of San Marino (1986)
  • Author, “First Lady’s Lady” (1979)
  • Recipient, Awards for Outstanding Achievement in the Media, American Association of University Women (1973-1974)
  • Recipient, Emmy Award, National Academy of Arts and Sciences (1972)

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