Holly Taylor Sargent Prize for Women's Advancement

This 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.

Nominations:

To nominate any member of the Harvard Kennedy School community (a student, faculty or staff), please submit a letter of support stating how this person has worked to advance the opportunities, situation and status of women within the HKS community. Nominations are due Friday, May 10, 2013 by 5 pm. All nominations should be submitted via email to Megan Farwell at megan_farwell@hks.harvard.edu. Please include “Nomination for Holly Taylor Sargent Prize” in the subject line of your email. The Holly Taylor Sargent Prize for Women’s Advancement will be presented on Class Day 2013.

About Holly Sargent:

Holly Taylor Sargent's labors to build the capacity of the Kennedy School for over a decade as senior associate dean for strategy and external relations are remarkable. She has made a lasting mark on the Kennedy School and its ability to improve public service around the world. In particular, she inspired and guided the successful program on women and public policy. To recognize her contributions to the Kennedy School and to the advancement of women at the school and in the world, Joseph S. Nye, Jr. and Molly Nye have established the Holly Taylor Sargent Prize for Women's Advancement.

 

Past Winners

2012 - Heidi Sieck
2011 - Varina Winder
2010 - Molly Byrne
2009 - Erica Lewis
2008 - Rachel Konforty
2007 - Dianne Munevar
2006 - Dolores Bernardo, Cathy Kidman, Jacqueline O’Neill

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Erica Lewis (right) leading the session, "Stories, Strategies and Success: Practical Solutions to Everyday Challenges" with Professor Jane Mansbridge.