Margaret Sloss Gender Equity Awards and Scholarship Reception
|Date/Time:||Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm|
|Location:||Campanile Room, Memorial Union|
|Channel:||Margaret Sloss Women's Center|
The Margaret Sloss Gender Equity Award is for individuals who have a made a commitment to the advancement or empowerment of women on Iowa State's campus or within the Ames community.
The 2012 Margaret Sloss Gender Equity Award Recipients are Lissa Stapleton & Dr. Diane Debinski.
Lissa Stapleton - Doctoral Student in Higher Education
Lissa Stapleton came to ISU to pursue to her doctoral degree in student affairs and higher education in 2010. She is a recipient of the Margaret Sloss Gender Equity Award because of her ongoing commitment to social justice and gender equity. Her contributions include being a founding member of Iota Iota Iota Women's Studies Honorary Society and the Womyn of Color Network and national involvment with ACPA-College Student Educators International's Standing Committee for Women. Lissa's active involvment and continued dedication to helping women gain gender equity contributed to her receiving the Margaret Sloss Gender Equity Award.
Diane Debinski, Ph.D - Professor in the Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology
Dr. Diane Debinski has lead the charge for gender equity at Iowa State for nearly 20 years. She most well known as the Co-Principal Investigator on the ISU ADVANCE Institutional Transformation NSF Grant, and for her work on the Provost's Task Force, writing the Gender Equity Report, and contributing to the curriculum for Women in Science and Engineering. For these reasons and many more, Dr. Diane Debinski has proudly been selected as a recipient of the Margaret Sloss Gender Equity Award.
The Keynote Speaker will be Dr. Beatte Schmittmann, Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.