Joan Konner, an award-winning producer, documentarian and trailblazing dean of Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, passed away on April 18, 2018 of Leukemia in Manhattan. A Memorial and Celebration of her life will be held at Rockland Center for the Arts on November 4th at 2:00pm. All who knew her are invited to attend.
She was a trailblazing woman who broke through barriers to produce her first documentary and showed women it could be done. With her husband, Alvin H. Perlmutter they created The Catherine Konner Sculpture Park at RoCA.