Established in 2007, the Science Careers in Search of Women Founders Award honors individuals who have demonstrated a lifetime commitment to mentoring women and to advancing women leadership and career opportunities in the sciences and engineering, because “the future depends on what we do in the present” (Gandhi). Recipients include the following:

  • 2021: Emily Zvolanek
  • 2019: Lisa Durham
  • 2018: Laural Briggs
  • 2017: Laurie Eichberger
  • 2016: Maria Power
  • 2015: Lisa Reed
  • 2014: Betty Dai
  • 2013: Marion White
  • 2012: Kirsten Lauren-Kovitz
  • 2011: Natalia Meshkov
  • 2010: Marianne Schiffer
  • 2009: Deborah Hanson
  • 2008: Maryka Bhattacharyya
  • 2007: Marion Thurnauer, Harold Myron, and Carol Reynolds

Last Updated: November 29, 2021