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Women's Career Achievement Dinner

 

This is a joint program of the Center for Women and Gender and the Center for Leadership and Civic Engagement, that celebrates the accomplishments of graduating RIT women. The Women's Career Achievement Dinner will be held on April 22, 2019, 6pm-8pm, in the Gordon Field House.

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Rev. Bokwey Burnley is the featured speaker for the 2019 Women’s Career Dinner. Burnley, a Prophet of God is also the Cofounder and Senior Pastor of Jesus Banquet Ministries Inc., and Co-founder and CEO of Berakah Sakal LLC. She is an international motivational speaker, Life Coach, Chaplain Ambassador-at-Large with Word of Life Christian Fellowship, a Non-Governmental Organization with Special Consultative Status in the Economic and Social Council to the UN; she is also a New York State Minister and a Fashion Designer. Burnley has many awards for her humanitarian works and efforts.

 

Nominations are now being accepted for the Outstanding Graduate Woman Achievement Award

The Office of Graduate Education is pleased to announce the Inaugural Outstanding Graduate Woman Achievement Award. This award will be presented for the first time at the 2019 Women’s Career Achievement Dinner. 

The Outstanding Graduate Woman Achievement Award will recognize a current, active, enrolled female graduate student, in good academic standing, who has shown exceptional dedication to a specific program, activity, organization, or project at the Rochester Institute Technology and/or in the greater Rochester community. The graduate student’s commitment to this activity must have resulted in a positive impact for students at RIT or individuals in the Rochester Community.

Each department or college is invited to nominate women graduate students at the master’s or doctoral level. From these nominations, a selection committee will choose a recipient. The Outstanding Graduate Woman Achievement Award will be presented by the Dean of Graduate Education at the Spring Women’s Achievement Dinner.  The award winner will receive a cash prize and an engraved award. 

A complete nomination packet will consist of:

  • The student curriculum vita (CV).  The CV should show evidence of exceptional dedication to a specific program, activity, organization, or project at the Rochester Institute Technology and/or in the greater Rochester community.
  • A completed nomination form from an RIT faculty or staff member.
  • One letter in support of the nomination emphasizing the accomplishments associated with the criterion of the award. This letter can come from someone internal or external to RIT.

The deadline for nominations is February 28th. Please use this link to obtain the nomination packet: https://www.rit.edu/academicaffairs/graduateeducation/

 

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