Photo gallery Outstanding Women of Color honored

February 26, 2018

The 10th annual class of Outstanding Women of Color awardees was honored at a reception Feb. 22 at the Pyle Center.

In a campus tradition dating back to 2007-2008, the award celebrates women who share their exceptional scholarship with the campus and community through their dedicated work, outreach and impact.

The honorees were:

  • Christy Clark-Pujara, Associate Professor of History, Department of Afro-American Studies.
  • Taucia Gonzalez, Assistant Professor of Special Education, Department of Rehabilitation Psychology and Special Education
  • Beverly Hutcherson, Outreach and Communications Manager, Diversity and Inclusion and Career Pathways Coordinator at the School of Medicine and Public Health
  • Helen Lee, Assistant Professor of Glass, Department of Art
  • Barbara Nichols, Former Secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Regulation and Licensing
  • Brianna Young, current senior, UW–Madison School of Nursing
Chancellor Rebecca Blank, far left, congratulated the 10th anniversary cohort of the UW-Madison Outstanding Women of Color honorees at the annual reception on Feb. 22, at the Pyle Center. Pictured are, from left, Blank, honorees Christy Clark-Pujara, Barbara Nichols, Taucia Gonzales, Beverly Hutcherson, Helen Lee and Brianna Young with Vice Provost and Chief Diversity Officer Patrick J. Sims.

Chancellor Rebecca Blank, far left, congratulated the 10th anniversary cohort of the UW-Madison Outstanding Women of Color honorees at the annual reception on Feb. 22, at the Pyle Center. Pictured are, from left, Blank, honorees Christy Clark-Pujara, Barbara Nichols, Taucia Gonzales, Beverly Hutcherson, Helen Lee and Brianna Young with Vice Provost and Chief Diversity Officer Patrick J. Sims. Photo by Andy Manis

Honorees Posse Scholar Brianna Young, the first undergraduate to become an honoree, and Barbara Nichols, right, the and advocate of diversity in nursing, applaud their peers.

Honorees Posse Scholar Brianna Young, the first undergraduate to become an honoree, and Barbara Nichols, right, the and advocate of diversity in nursing, applaud their peers. Photo by Andy Manis

Honoree Barbara Nichols, center, with community colleagues Frances Huntley-Cooper, left, and Theresa Sanders, right.

Honoree Barbara Nichols, center, with community colleagues Frances Huntley-Cooper, left, and Theresa Sanders, right. Photo by Andy Manis

Honoree Christy Clark-Pujara speaks from the heart about the support from her family, friends and colleagues that makes her teaching, scholarly work and community involvement possible.

Honoree Christy Clark-Pujara speaks from the heart about the support from her family, friends and colleagues that makes her teaching, scholarly work and community involvement possible. Photo by Andy Manis

Honorees Taucia Gonzales, left, and Helen Lee, right, with Diana Hess, center, Dean of the UW School of Education.

Honorees Taucia Gonzales, left, and Helen Lee, right, with Diana Hess, center, Dean of the UW School of Education. Photo by Andy Manis

Honoree Beverly Hutcherson, left, Outreach and Communications Manager, Diversity and Inclusion at SMPH and Career Pathways Coordinator at UW Health, with Gloria Hawkins, Assistant Vice Provost and Chancellors/Powers Knapp Scholars Director in the Division of Diversity, Equity and Educational Achievement.

Honoree Beverly Hutcherson, left, Outreach and Communications Manager, Diversity and Inclusion at SMPH and Career Pathways Coordinator at UW Health, with Gloria Hawkins, Assistant Vice Provost and Chancellors/Powers Knapp Scholars Director in the Division of Diversity, Equity and Educational Achievement. Photo by Andy Manis

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