AAAS Archives Site

AAAS Mentor Award

The AAAS Mentor Award honors individuals who, during their careers, demonstrate extraordinary leadership to increase the participation of women of all reacial and ethnic groups; African American, American Indian, and Hispanic men; and people with disabilities, in science and engineering fields and careers. The Mentor Award, with a prize of $2,500 and a commemorative plaque, recognizes an individual who has mentored and guided significant numbers of students from underrepresented groups to the completion of doctoral studies and/or who has affected the climate of a department, college, or institution in such a mannoas to significantly increase the diversity of students pursuing and completing doctoral studies. The individual will have demonstrated scholarship, activism, and community building on behalf of women, minorities, and/or people with disabilities in science and/or engineering fields and careers through work at colleges and universities, institutions, or community based organizations. This individual will have served in such a role for less than 10 years.

Recipients: