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Due to COVID-19 closures, in lieu of a ceremony, Chancellor Guskiewicz generously supplied his speech (below). Click on “Learn More” about the winners to view their speeches, as well.

 

The 2020 Recipients of the Diversity Awards

UNDERGRADUATE AWARD

Andrea Prego Graeme Strickland
ANDREA PREGO (’21)
Business Administration major, Public Policy Minor
GRAEME STRICKLAND (’20)
Business Administration and Peace, War & Defense
LEARN ABOUT ANDREA LEARN ABOUT GRAEME

 

GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL STUDENT AWARD

Geovani Ramirez Effua Sosoo
GEOVANI RAMIREZ
Graduate Teaching Fellow

English and Comparative Literature, Women’s and Gender Studies
EFFUA E. SOSOO
Graduate Student
Clinical Psychology Program
LEARN ABOUT GEOVANI LEARN ABOUT EFFUA

ALUMNI STUDENT AWARD

Angel Collie Eugene Lao
ANGEL COLLIE (’10)
Assistant Director, Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity,
Duke University
EUGENE Y. LAO (’91)
General Counsel,
Reltio
LEARN ABOUT ANGEL LEARN ABOUT EUGENE

STAFF AWARD

Monica Figueroa Patricia Harris
MONICA FIGUEROA
Music Cataloging Librarian and Interim Librarian for Inclusive Excellence, University Libraries
PATRICIA HARRIS
Director of Recruitment, School of Education,
Vice Chair of Carolina Black Caucus
LEARN ABOUT MONICA LEARN ABOUT PATRICIA

FACULTY AWARD

Echo Meyer Joseph Megel
ECHO MEYER
Professor, Psychiatry and Pediatrics Departments Consultation Liaison Programs
Founder and Co-Director, Gender Wellness and Equality Clinic
Chief of Psychology, School of Medicine
JOSEPH MEGEL
Artist in Residence
Teaching Professor in Performance Studies
Director, UNC’s Process Series
LEARN ABOUT ECHO LEARN ABOUT JOSEPH

INTERGROUP COLLABORATION AWARD

TEAM ADVANCE logo Asian American Center Campaign logo
TEAM ADVANCE Asian American Center Campaign Team
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