The Flora Stone Mather Center for Women announced this year’s recipients of the Mather Spotlight Prize, each chosen by her school for excellence in scholarship and research. The prizes will be awarded at the center’s annual Women of Achievement luncheon on Friday, Oct. 12, from 12:30 to 2 p.m. in the Thwing Center ballroom.
The prizes include a certificate and a monetary award, made possible by the Mather Centennial Endowment Fund from the Flora Stone Mather Alumnae Association.
During the Oct. 12 event, employees of the center also will recognize university women faculty who have received tenure and promotion this past year and two special Notable Women of the Year.
This year’s Mather Prize honorees are:
Alexis R. Abramson, Case School of Engineering
Jill Barnholtz-Sloan, School of Medicine
Joyce J. Fitzpatrick, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing
Lisa A. Lang, School of Dental Medicine
Marie Lathers, College of Arts and Sciences
Anna Santiago, Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences
Yi-Jing Wu, Weatherhead School of Management
Ruqaiijah A. Yearby, School of Law
Celebrated as Notable Women of the Yearwill be:
Sarah Taylor, founder and chair, CWRU Faculty Newcomers Committee
Edith Lerner, professor emerita, Department of Nutrition, School of Medicine
Everyone is invited to attend this event and learn more about top women scholars from around the university. The luncheon is co-sponsored by the Office of the Provost.
Registration for the luncheon is required. RSVP by Friday, Oct. 5, online or by calling 368.0985.