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2019-20 UW–Madison Outstanding Women of Color Awards Reception
March 5, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm CSTFree
The annual UW–Madison Outstanding Women of Color Awards honor women of color who are deeply rooted in the campus and the Madison community through their work for social justice, service, research and community building.
The twelfth cohort of UW-Madison Outstanding Women of Color awardees will be honored at a reception on Thursday, March 5, 2020, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. in the Alumni Lounge of the Pyle Center, 716 Langdon Street. The celebration for this year’s honorees is open to the campus and community. To register for this year’s event, go to Outstanding Women of Color Reception.
The seven honorees for 2019-20 are:
The UW–Madison Outstanding Women of Color Awards acknowledge and honor women of color among UW–Madison faculty, staff, students (undergraduate or post-baccalaureate) and in the Greater Madison community, who have made outstanding contributions in one or more of the following areas:
- Social justice, activism and advocacy on behalf of disadvantaged, marginalized populations;
- Community service;
- Scholarly research, writing, speaking and/or teaching on race, ethnicity and indigeneity in U.S. society, and;
- Community building on- or off-campus, to create an inclusive and respectful environment for all.
In 2007, UW-Madison launched an annual program of awards to women of color for outstanding service in higher education following in the footsteps of the UW
System, which began their program of celebrating such women in 1994. More than 50 UW-Madison women of color have been honored in the past decade. Dozens more have been nominated for recognition by their campus and community colleagues and friends.
For a full list of past honorees, please go to: Outstanding Women of Color Honorees.
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