WOI | Academic Innovation and Leadership

WOI | Academic Innovation and Leadership

A woman working in an academic setting who has created and fostered STEM programs in curriculum development, student research, and teacher-student collaborations, is eligible for the Academic Innovation and Leadership Award. The recipient will have secured outside funding and/or received peer recognition for her leadership and innovation.

A look back at past award winners:WOI_ Academic Innovation and Leadership

2005 – Zulma Toro-Ramos, Dean of the School of Engineering, University of New Haven

2006 – Christine Broadbridge, Professor of Physics, Southern Connecticut State University

2007  – Mei Wei, Assistant Professor, UConn School of Pharmacy

2008 – Erin Lavik, Assistant Professor of Bio-medical Engineering, Yale University

2009 – Liisa Kuhn, Assistant Professor, UConn Department of Reconstructive Sciences

2010 – Marja Hurley, Professor of Medicine, UConn Health Center

2011 – Rachel O’Neill, Assistant Professor of Molecular and Cell Biology, UConn

2012 – Susan Brown, Teacher of Applied Sciences, New Haven Public Schools – Mauro Sheridan Magnet School
Joan Feigenbaum, The Grace Murray Hopper Professor of Computer Sciences, Yale University

2013 – Lili Aramli, Biology Teacher, Greater Hartford Academy of Mathematics and Science
Carolyn Slayman, Deputy Dean of Academic and Scientific Affairs, Yale School of Medicine

2014 – Elaine Pagliaro, Assistant Executive Director, University of New Haven

2015 – Medria Blue-EllisPrincipal, Engineering & Sciene University Magnet School

2016 – Chinma Uche, Math & Computer Science Teacher, CREC Academy of Aerospace and Engineering
 Jani Pallis, Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering, University of Bridgeport


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Award winners in other categories:
Youth Innovation and Leadership | Collegian Innovation and Leadership | Community Innovation and Leadership
Research Innovation and Leadership | Entrepreneurial Innovation and Leadership |
Small Business Innovation and Leadership | Large Business Innovation and Leadership

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