The Women’s Center Diversity Committee is seeking nominations for this year’s Women of Color Awards, which recognize and honor women of color who have made a significant contribution to the University.
Nominations should include evidence based on, but not limited to:
- distinguished service/contributions to the University (for example: participation in committees, mentoring, leadership roles);
- academic or career achievements;
- positive impact on community;
- commitment to enhancing quality of
life for and/or service as a role model for women of color.
Award recipients must have worked
at the University for at least 12 months. Students are not eligible for the awards.
Resubmission of previous nominations,
and self-nominations are welcome.
Nominations should include observations about the nominee in specific situations and/or relevant anecdotes that help elucidate why she is being nominated.
The nomination form, in PDF, is available on the Women’s Center website.
Additional pages may be added if needed, but please follow the format of the nomination form.
Nominations should be mailed to: Kathleen Holgerson, Women’s Center, Unit 3118, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269-3118, by Monday, Feb. 19.
The recipients will receive their awards, and other nominees will be acknowledged, during a reception on March 28, in the
Student Union Ballroom.