Equity for Women Award Nominees Announced

Bri Elum honored at 2019 Sisterhood Dinner with Equity for Women Award

Attendees at the 35th annual Sisterhood Dinner will celebrate the achievements of women and those working to advance equity for women at NC State. The dinner will take place on the evening of Monday, Feb. 24, 2020 in the State Ballroom of Talley Student Union.

Credit many of those achievements to this year’s nominees for the Equity for Women Awards. Part of the evening’s program will include naming this year’s recipients and honoring all the nominees.

The Equity for Women Awards recognize faculty, staff and students for their outstanding leadership in establishing equity for women at NC State. Nominations are solicited from all members of the campus community, including faculty, staff, students, alumni and partners. Nominees must demonstrate excellence in one or more of the areas of leadership, service and scholarship.

The Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity congratulates the following for their nominations:

Faculty Nominees

  • Michelle Bartlett
  • Jo-Ann Cohen
  • Joy Gaston Gayles
  • Jeff Joines
  • Mary Ann Lila
  • Elizabeth Nelson (recipient)
  • Alyson Wilson

Staff Nominees

  • Eva Feucht
  • Angela Gay
  • Delisha Hinton (recipient)
  • Juliann Kasza
  • Sarah Ketchem
  • Myra Moses
  • Belinda Pounds
  • Anona Smith Williams

Student Nominees

  • Dakota Batch
  • Kony Chatterjee
  • Kaley Cross
  • Haley Hall
  • Samantha Knapp
  • Jackie Lanning (recipient)
  • Marjorie “Naila” Segule

See the slideshow of this year’s nominees and excerpts from their nominations. The Council on the Status of Women also lists past awardees on its website.

Photo, top: Brianna “Bri” Elum receives the Equity for Women Award for Staff in 2019 from Council on the Status of Women Chair Holly Sullenger and Provost Warwick Arden.