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Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz

Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz, American health/mental health advocate, psychotherapist, human services administrator. Named Woman of Tribute, California Women in Government, 1989, Woman of Year, California State Senate, 1992; recipient National Women's Health Advisory award National Association Women's Health, 1995, Outstanding Achievement award Stanford University, 1999.


Shaevitz, Marjorie Hansen was born on May 22, 1943 in Fresno, California, United States.


Bachelor, Fresno State College, 1964. Master of Arts, Stanford University, 1967.


Resident assistant Lagunita Court, Stanford University, Stanford, California, 1965-1967. Orientation Officer East-West Center, Honolulu, 1967-1968. Dean student's staff member Stanford University, Stanford, California, 1968-1970.

Instructor Disadvantaged Employee Development Program, University California, San Diego, 1970. Coordinator Adult Counseling Services, University California, 1971-1978. Director Institute Family and Work Relations, La Jolla, California, since 1977.

Member national advisory panel Stanford University's Institute for Research in Women and Gender, since 1993. Member national parents board Stanford University, 1993-1998.


Chair Committee on Status of Women, Sacramento, 1983-1999. Member American Psychological Association, California Association Marriage and Family Counselors, La Jolla Psychological Association, California State Office Women's Health (member advisory council since 1994).


Married Morton H. Shaevitz, March 11, 1972. Children: Geoffrey, Marejka.