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Celebrating University Women Awards Program

The Celebrating University Women Awards Program is held each fall to honor the recipients of Women’s Center awards, grants and scholarships

Renee Anderson and Thuy Nguyen-Tran, 2010 recipients of the Sharon Doherty Student Leadership Award

Celebrating University Women 2015

Celebrating University Women Awards Program
Friday, September 25, 2015
2:30 - 4:30 pm
Mississippi Room, Coffman Memorial Union

Join the Women's Center, Office of the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, and the Office for Equity and Diversity in honoring outstanding University women scholars and changemakers! This annual event honors the recipients of Women's Center-affiliated scholarships, grants, and awards, with a short program and dessert reception. Dr. Katrice Albert, Vice President for the Office for Equity and Diversity, will be giving a talk titled "Engaged and Empowered: How Ordinary Women Lead in Extraordinary Ways." 

Past Speakers and Topics

2014: "Celebrating the (S)heroes of Our Own Stories" - Sasanehsaeh (Suzi) Pyawasay, Diversity Program Coordinator, College of Science and Engineering
2013: "From Fear to Fearless"-Katie Eichele, Director, Aurora Center for Advocacy & Education 
2012: "Dare to Be Powerful" - Jessica Diaz, B.A. Candidate, Dept. of Anthropology & Michaela McLaughlin, Ph.D. Candidate, Dept. of Educational Psychology
2011: "Turning to One Another" - Laura Bloomberg, Ph.D., Director, Center for Integrative Leadership
2010: "Chaos, Connectedness and Community: A Woman’s Journey" - Linda L. Halcón, Ph.D., MPH, RN, Associate Professor, School of Nursing
2009: “A Woman: A Warrior” - Sudha Shetty, J.D., Director, International Fellowship Program, Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs
2008: “Storms and Silences From the Four Winds: Women’s Wisdom” - Margaret Moss, J.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor, School of Nursing
2007: “Honoring the Stories and Strengths of Women” - Nancy (Rusty) Barceló, Vice President and Vice Provost for Equity and Diversity