Recognizing Reinventors 2021 Award Announcements
Unfortunately we didn't get to host our annual virtual event this year, but that didn't stop us from making sure our finalists and winners got the recognition they deserved. We are humbled to have received so many incredible nominations this year. You all made it very tough for our judges to decide, but we are excited to finally announce our 2021 awardees.
Reinvented's Woman of the Year
Traits of this Awardee: Leadership, Innovation, Guidance
This award is given to a woman who reinvented the STEM space around her through her contributions, has demonstrated exceptional contributions in STEM fields, and has used that knowledge to truly impact the community around them.
Our Finalists for Reinvented's Woman of the Year are:
Dr. Kilan Bishop
Ms. Riteka Murugesh
Ms. Damilola Awofisayo
The Winner of Reinvented's Woman of the Year Award is: Dr. Kilan Bishop
STEM Changemaker of the Year
Traits of this Awardee: Dedicated, Passionate, Perseverance
STEM Changemaker of the Year is awarded to a woman who is dedicated to making science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) related fields more diverse and accessible. This award is for all age ranges and will be judges off of the accomplishments and impact the nominee has had, as well as their passion for working towards equality in STEM fields.
Our Finalists for STEM Changemaker of the Year are:
Ms. Ashley L. Walker
Ms. Emma Louden
Ms. Elizabeth Varghese
The Winner of Reinvented's STEM Changemaker of the Year Award is: Ms. Ashley L. Walker
Rising Star of the Year
Traits of this Awardee: Oustanding, Unique, Immense Potential
This award is given to a high school student who has exhibited an unusual amount of talent and potential in STEM at a young age. This award is strictly for a woman in high school who has demonstrated exceptional talent.
Our Finalists for Rising Star of the Year are:
Ms. Luiza Brunelli Bührer
Ms. Angelica Krubeck
The Winner of Reinvented's Rising Star of the Year Award is: Ms. Angelica Krubeck
Outstanding Collegiate of the Year
Traits of this Awardee: Outstanding, Unique, Impactful
This award is for a woman in STEM who has accomplished incredible feats in a STEM field during their collegiate experience. This award is strictly for a woman currently in college who has demonstrated their outstanding talent and potential.
Our Finalists for Oustanding Collegiate of the Year are:
Ms. N'Dea Irvin-Choy
Ms. Rachel Eckert
Ms. Smruthi Srinivasan
The Winner of Reinvented's Oustanding Collegiate of the Year Award is: Ms. N'Dea Irvin-Choy
Educator of the Year
Traits of this Awardee: Guidance, Commitment, Caring
This award is for an educator (formal or informal, open to all genders) who has demonstrated excellent dedication in empowering future generations of STEM. This award is open to all educators and is meant to honor their determination and commitment to guiding students in STEM fields, all in the face of unprecedented adversities due to the pandemic.
Our Finalists for Educator of the Year are:
Dr. Jeanita Pritchett
Dr. Lilianny Virguez
Mr. Kevin J. DeBruin
The Winner of Reinvented's Educator of the Year Award is: Mr. Kevin J. DeBruin
Mentor of the Year
Traits of this Awardee: Supportive, Influential, Empowering
The Mentor of the Year award recognizes someone who has invested an incredible amount of time and effort in helping women reach greater heights in STEM. This award is for all age ranges and selection is based on the testimonial/nomination reflecting the work and impact of this mentor in a woman's career in STEM.
Our Finalists for Mentor of the Year are:
Ms. Danielle Schroeder
Dr. Theresa Richards
Dr. Marco Hefti
The Winner of Reinvented's Mentor of the Year Award is: Ms. Danielle Schroeder
Influencer of the Year
Traits of this Awardee: Inspiring, Uplifting, Passionate
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