This year we invite you to attend the
Dr. Jewel Plummer Cobb S.T.E.A.M. Women’s Empowerment Awards Luncheon
Thursday, March 23, 2023 | 12pm-1:30pm
The S.T.E.A.M. Awards will be awarded to members within the community who have gone above and beyond to create support for women within S.T.E.A.M. disciplines. The five awards will be awarded to students, faculty and staff at the Dr. Jewel Plummer Cobb S.T.E.A.M. Women’s Empowerment Luncheon on Thursday, March 23, 2023 in Douglass Student Center, Trayes Hall. *These Prize/these Awards are open to all who meet the applicable criteria, regardless of sex or gender identity.
Award Nomination Categories
Trailblazer (S.T.E.A.M.) Award
The (5) recipients of this award have broken barriers within the Rutgers- New Brunswick community in the spirit of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, or Mathematics. These recipients are catalyst for change and have made a significant contribution as student leaders to create opportunities for women in these disciplines.
The recipient of this award is a student organization that champions for women within the Rutgers University community. A SupportHER is an organization who empowers women in leadership roles. A SupportHER is a champion for the inclusion of women within the community.
Lift As You Climb Award
The recipient of this award is recognized for breaking down barriers for self-identified women students on campus. They believe in empowering women, they are a visionary leader.
Legacy Leadership Award
The recipient of this award has manifested a legacy that continues to inspire others. They have dedicated their life to the advancement of others and advocates for the leaders of tomorrow. They are recognized as an ambassador for women through their extraordinary dedication, personal achievements, and service to others.
Social Impact Award
The Social Impact Award recipient is a student organization or individual who dedicates their life to making an impact as a successful locally, nationally or globally.
The recipient of this award has manifested a legacy that continues to inspire others. They have dedicated their life to the advancement of others and for the leaders of tomorrow. They are recognized as an ambassador for women through their extraordinary dedication, personal achievements, and service to others through mentorship, philanthropy, and business. (Open to Rutgers–New Brunswick Faculty and Staff)
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Learn more about Dr. Jewel Plummer Cobb
Dr. Jewel Plummer Cobb overcame racial segregation and sexism throughout her career, excelling in her work throughout the country as a researcher, professor and higher education administrator. As a scientific researcher, she studied the skin pigment melanin and the testing of new chemotherapy drugs to treat melanoma; her research is still widely applied to the treatment of skin and lung cancers.