Twenty-two is the lucky number for recipients of the 2022 Innovator Awards, given out by the Northeastern’s Women Who Empower platform. A panel of judges selected 22 female honorees, who will receive a total of $220,000 in cash prizes, with first-place winners taking home $22,000 each in the award program’s second year.
Lilly Wilcox, who will travel to the European nation in September to teach English as part of the U.S. Fulbright Student Program, hopes to immerse herself in the community and engage in a cultural exchange with her students during her nine-month teaching position.
Nonnie S. Burnes, a Northeastern law graduate who became a Massachusetts Superior Court judge and university trustee, worked in the final year of her life to develop a home for social causes whose leaders will seek to make it the preeminent center for developing...
Earlier this week, a couple of leading women in the tech scene offered inspirational words from an inspirational setting.
Stefania Mallett, who cofounded and heads Boston startup ezCater, and venture capitalist Aileen Lee, who first coined the term “unicorn” for startups worth more than $1 billion, spoke at an event Wednesday that was sponsored by the Boston chapter of All Raise.
Dubai’s global event, Women’s Pavilion, celebrated groundbreaking women with a focus on gender equality
For the past six months, groundbreaking businesswomen and gender advocates from around the world have flocked to Dubai for the international Women’s Pavilion, an ongoing conference on women’s rights. The Women’s Pavilion is a component of the world’s fair, Expo 2020, which was originally slated to begin two years ago but was postponed because of the pandemic.
Kabria Baumgartner, a professor of history and African diaspora at Northeastern, has long researched Black Americans throughout New England’s history. Now she’s sharing those stories by new public signage honoring historical figures and events such as Black Election...
Northeastern political science major Elizabeth Feltner had her birthday wish come true last September, when she was told she’d be a contestant on the “Jeopardy!” National College Championship.The prime-time broadcast starts tonight at 8p.m. on ABC.
The Northeastern stars in Beijing include Hayley Scamurra, a Huskies forward from 2013 to 2017 who is making her Winter Olympics debut with Team USA alongside former Huskies linemate Kendall Coyne Schofield.
Penny Beuning, Elizabeth Mynatt, and Hazel Sive have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science—a lifetime honor awarded to scholars for their exceptional contributions and leadership in their scientific fields.
Kelly Cooke is headed to the Beijing Olympics to referee women’s ice hockey. The 2019 law school graduate’s ambitions don’t end there; she hopes to ascend to the pinnacle of the sport—the National Hockey League—one day as a referee.