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The Women and Public Policy Program offers three awards on HKS Class Day. All nominations were due Friday May 10, 2013 by 5 pm, submitted via email to Megan Farwell at firstname.lastname@example.org and recipients are presented their award on Class Day.
This award honors one graduating student at Harvard Kennedy School for her/his commitment to building community and for serving as a role model for women aspiring to be leaders.
2013 recipient: Leila El-Khatib
TThis prize will be awarded to a member of the Harvard Kennedy School community (faculty, staff or student) who has done the most to advance the opportunities, situation and status of women within the HKS community.
2013 recipient: Melissa Sandgren
This award recognizes an outstanding research paper (PAE, SYPA, etc.) whose analysis of an organization or topic is focused on women or gender.
2013 recipient: Laura McGorman, PAE title, "Crossing over to a male-dominated sector: The effects of exposure, role models, and information on Ugandan female entrepreneur’s industry choices"