RCA President-Emeritus Carr Dies at 92
Thursday, May 03, 2018 | Comments

Radio Club of America (RCA) President-Emeritus and Fellow Vivian A. Carr, 92, died at her Long Branch, New Jersey, home April 29. Carr had a 40-year career in the electronic and telecommunications industry.

Carr was known for her work at Bell Telephone Labs and most notably as the first woman member and officer in the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and RCA. The annual RCA Vivian Carr Award, established in 2004, is given for substantial contributions made by women to the world of communications. She was the first female member and served on the board of directors of the New York Engineers Club.

She was a graduate of Iowa State University with a degree in engineering economics in 1973, and she graduated from Stevens Institute of Technology with a degree in mechanical engineering in 1981. Carr was a member of the Long Branch Women's Club, Breakwater Beach Club, and Deal Golf & County Club.

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