Annual Awards

Robin Morgan Award

Presented each year by the Women Coalition, the Robin Morgan Award recognizes staff, faculty, students, and alumni who have gone to exceptional lengths to promote and support an empowering environment for women at DU. The award is named for Robin Morgan, a global champion of women's rights and a Visiting Professor in Residence at DU in 1996. First presented in 2001 by the Women's Staff Alliance for Networking and Development, the award seeks to highlight accomplishments that reflect the values for which Morgan fought throughout her life.

To be considered for the Robin Morgan Award, the nominee must:

Be a current staff, faculty, administrator, alum, undergraduate student, or graduate student at/from DU

Have worked at DU for at least two years (for staff, faculty or administrator awards)

Is at least in their sophomore year if an undergraduate student, or second year if a graduate student

Promote and enhance the University community by addressing the concerns of women

Go beyond their job responsibilities to advocate for DU women through their example and work

 

John Nichols Ally Award

Presented each year to an ally of the DU community who demonstrates exceptional dedication to championing women at the University. The John Nichols Ally Award recalls the efforts and sacrifices of its namesake, who was instrumental in creating and growing HerDU for nearly 20 years. Staff, faculty, administrators, and students are eligible for the award, which was first established in 2016.

To be considered for the John Nichols Ally award, the nominee must:

Be a current staff, faculty, administrator, undergraduate student, or graduate student at the University of Denver

Promote and enhance the University community by addressing the concerns of women

Go beyond job responsibilities to advocate for DU women

 

For more information, please contact the Women's Coalition at womencoalition@du.edu. 

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