Appointed Name Further Information Role
1971 Professor Eleanor Margaret Burbidge Web: www.wikipedia.org Emeritus Professor, University of California, San Diego
1980 Baroness Trumpington of Sandwich Web: www.wikipedia.org Former Mayor of Cambridge
1984 Lady Grantchester   Philanthropist
1989 Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II of Denmark Web: www.denmark.dk Queen of Denmark for over 39 years
1996 Dame Pauline Harris   Philanthropist
1998 Miss Judith Hanratty Web: www.debretts.com/people Barrister and Company Director, Chairman of the Commonwealth Education Trust
1999 Professor Janet Todd Web: www.lucy-cav.cam.ac.uk/about-us/our-people/honorary-fellows/jan-todd Seventh President of Lucy Cavendish College
  Dame Catherine Tizard Web: www.gg.govt.nz Governor-General of New Zealand 1990 - 1996
2001 Baroness Perry of Southwark Web: www.parliament.uk Fifth President of Lucy Cavendish College
2003 Professor Alison Richard Web: www.exeter.ac.uk Former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge
2003 Professor Dame Carol Black Web: www.wikipedia.org Former President of the Royal College of Physicians, Professor of Rheumatology at the Royal Free and University College Medical School
2003 Dame Judi Dench Web: www.wikipedia.org Actress
2003 Mrs Claire Tomalin Web: www.literature.britishcouncil.org Journalist and Biographer
2006 Ms Anna Ford Web: www.wikipedia.org Newscaster and Journalist
2006 Dame Anne Owers Web: www.wikipedia.org Former HM Inspector of Prisons, Chair of Clinks
2006 Dame Stella Rimington Web: www.wikipedia.org Former Director General of MI5, Author
2007 Baroness Cohen of Pimlico Web: www.parliament.uk President, BPP University College
2007 Dr Cynthia Glassman Web: www.sec.gov.uk Former Commissioner, US Securities and Exchange Commission
2008 Dame Veronica Sutherland   Sixth President of Lucy Cavendish College
2010 Baroness Kennedy of the Shaws Web: www.helenakennedy.co.uk Barrister and an expert in human rights law, civil liberties and constitutional issues
2012 Sandi Toksvig Web: www.wikipedia.org Comedienne, Author & Presenter
2014 Edwina Dunn Web: www.humbyanddunn.com

Co-founder of Dunnhumby, CEO of Starcount and leader of women's initiative What I See

2015 Jane McNeill QC Web: www.oldsquare.co.uk

Leading silk at Old Square Chambers

2015 Professor Jane Clarke

Web: www.ch.cam.ac.uk/person/jc162


Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Senior Wellcome Trust Research Fellow in the Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge
 
2015 Ali Smith Web: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ali_Smith Writer
2015 Martina Navratilova Web: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martina_Navratilova Tennis champion
2016 Baroness Chakrabarti Web: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shami_Chakrabarti Shadow Attorney General for England and Wales and former Director of Liberty