Mary Turner Lane Award

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Call for Nominations, 2014

Adaora Adimora, the 2011 Mary Turner Lane Award winner.

Nominations are now (as of December 3, 2013) being accepted for the 2014 Mary Turner Lane Award.  The deadline to nominate is Friday, January 31, 2014.

The Mary Turner Lane Award recognizes a woman who has made an outstanding contribution to the lives of women on the UNC-Chapel Hill campus.

“Outstanding contribution” is interpreted broadly, touching all areas of the lives of women, including students, faculty, staff, and administrators, on our campus. It includes, but is not limited to, achievements that enhance women’s lives through the following: scholarship, teaching, leadership, health services, social services, political activism, professional advancement, program development, and staff support.

The award is named to honor Mary Turner Lane, founding director of the Curriculum in Women’s Studies and the first recipient of the award.

Click here to submit a nomination.

This year’s recipient will be honored at the annual AWFP Spring Luncheon, Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at the Carolina Inn.

 About the award

Mary Turner Lane

AWFP presents The Mary Turner Lane Award annually to a woman judged to have made an outstanding contribution to the lives of women on the UNC-Chapel Hill campus. “Outstanding contribution” is interpreted broadly, touching all areas of the lives of women (students, faculty, staff, administrators) on campus. It includes, but is not limited to, achievements that enhance women’s lives through the following: scholarship, teaching, leadership, health services, social services, political activism, professional advancement, program development, and staff support.

The award, established in 1986, is named to honor Mary Turner Lane, founding director of the Curriculum in Women’s Studies and the first recipient of the award. Sadly, Mary Turner Lane passed away in 2009.

 

Past Recipients

2013 Jacquelyn Dowd Hall
2012 Catherine Marshall
2011 Adaora Adimora
2010 Etta Pisano
2009 Laurie McNeil
2008 Elmira Mangum
2007 Jan Boxill
2006 Diane Kjervik
2005 Bernadette Gray-Little
2004 Linda Dykstra
2003 Sue Estroff
2002 Anne Dellinger
date unknown Marsha Collins
date unknown Noelle Granger
1997 Laurie Charest
1996 Jane Brown
date unknown Carol Reuss
1994 Barbara Harris
date unknown Margaret Anne O’Connor
1992 Laura Gasaway
1991 Beverly Whitaker Long
1990 Shirley Weiss
1988 Judith Wegner
date unknown Mary Ellen Jones
date unknown Patricia Wallace
1986 Mary Turner Lane