Nominations open for the University Awards for the Advancement of Women

Nominations are due for the University Awards for the Advancement of Women at 5 p.m. on Feb. 13.

The annual award recognizes Carolina women and men (faculty, staff and students) who have contributed to the advancement of women in one or more of the following ways:

  • Elevated the status of women on campus in sustainable ways;
  • Helped to improve campus policies affecting women;
  • Promoted and advanced the recruitment, retention and upward mobility of women
  • Participated in and assisted in the establishment of professional development opportunities for women; and/or
  • Participated in and assisted in the establishment of academic mentoring for women

To see a list of previous winners, click here. The nomination form can be found here. Contact Clare Counihan by or phone at  919-843-2423 with any questions.

Last year, MD-PhD student Audrey Rose Verde was honored with this award. Click here to read our story about Verde and Kate Hacker's work to close the gender gap in scientific research.

The Carolina Women’s Center manages the award process on behalf of the Offices of the Chancellor and the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost. To learn more about the center, click here.

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