Call for Nominations: 2018 University Awards for the Advancement of Women

On behalf of the Offices of the Chancellor, the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost, the Carolina Women's Center is pleased to call for nominations for the 2018 University Awards for the Advancement of Women. These awards recognize contributions by people of all genders to the advancement of women at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The deadline for nominations is Friday, Jan. 26.

Deadline: Friday, Jan. 26, at 5 p.m. See http://womenscenter.unc.edu/about-us/awards/ for more details.

Each year, the award recognizes a faculty member, a staff member, a graduate or professional student or postdoctoral fellow, and an undergraduate. The faculty and staff recipients each receive $5000. Each student recipient receives $2500. Awardees are honored in a ceremony during the Carolina Women’s Center’s annual Gender Week Celebration in the spring. Please see the website for requirements and to submit a nomination.
 
Contact clarecounihan@unc.edu with questions.

The UNC School of Medicine has had an honoree in each of the last two years. In 2017, Dr. Susan Girdler was the faculty winner. In 2016, medical student Mary Shen was the graduate student winner. Read this conversation between Girdler and Shen about the importance of mentorship and supporting women in leadership positions.

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