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Thomas Prize in Diversity

Dr. Hayley S. Thomas joined the Bryn Mawr community as an Assistant Dean and later became the Acting Director of the College's Office of Institutional Diversity. During her time here, she became an invaluable resource through her facilitation of mentoring programs, direction of diversity seminars and--most importantly--her tireless dedication to supporting Bryn Mawr students. Sadly, the Bryn Mawr Community lost Dean Thomas to cancer in March of 2004. With this prize, the College community honors those students who personify the characteristics that Dean Thomas exemplified:

  • life-long learning around diversity
  • demonstrated commitment to and advocacy for inclusion, and
  • the ability to inspire others to action.

 

Past recipients of the Thomas Prize in Diversity

2014
Lauren J. Footman
Ana Gloria Mejía
Jacqueline Hall Handy

 

2013
Sarah Jenness
Jessica Hyejin Lee
Esteniolla Maitre

2012
Akilah Abdul-Rahman
Mia Chin
Elena Swartz

2011
Charlene Desanges
Katherine Sepulveda
Emily Wiseman

2010
Samar Aryani-Sabet
Lilian Gabrielle Mengesha
Nithya Priya Vasudevan

2009
Lucy Sung
Maggie Larson
Stephanie Kearse-Gaston

2008
Joanna Pinto-Coelho
Adaobi Kanu
Deluwara Ahmed

2007
Kathy Huynh
Jessica Rosenberg
Widade Deguerre

2006
Samantha Martinez
Heather Davis
Alnisa Bell

2005
Nia Turner
Allison Petonic
Maya Costa-Pinto