The University of Wisconsin-Madison Outstanding Women of Color Award Reception honors women of color who are deeply rooted in both the campus and the Madison community through their work toward social justice, service, research and community building. Each year, the selection committee receives more than three dozen nominations of women who exemplify the title of “Outstanding Woman of Color” and more.
The 2018 cohort of honorees includes:
- Bianca Baldridge, Assistant Professor of Educational Policy Studies in the School of Education
- Mariela Quesada Centeno, graduate student in Human Development & Family Studies at the School of Human Ecology and Director of the Wellness Program at Centro Hispano
- Jennifer Young Choe Edgoose, Associate Professor and CHS of Family Medicine & Community Health in the School of Medicine & Public Health
- Melissa Metoxen, Coordinator at the Native American Center for Health Professions in the School of Medicine & Public Health
- Cherene Sherrard-Johnson, Professor of English in the College of Letters & Science
The 11th Annual Outstanding Women of Color Reception where these honorees will be recognized will take place on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 from 5-7:30pm in the Alumni Lounge of the Pyle Center at 716 Langdon Street in Madison. Register to attend the event here.
Congratulations to all!