KGSC MEMBER HONORED FOR WORK WITH WOMEN IN TECH

Njideka Harry of Youth For Technology
Honored by the University of Louisville

Njideka Harry, founder and CEO of Youth for Technology based in Louisville, KY, was honored by the University of Louisville Women’s Club with the 2019 Mary K. Bosteel Tachau Gender Equity Award for her work with youth and women in the fields of technology and entrepreneurship. Mrs. Harry was presented the award on November 12, 2019 at the UofL University Club by Sherry Duffy, Chair of UofL’s Commission on the Status of Women, and Carcyle Barrett of UofL Women’s Center.

“The world, as it exists, is not just made up of men and some women. Women and girls, actually hold up not just half of the world, but half of the universe.”

NJIDEKA HARRY, YOUTH FOR TECHNOLOGY

Inspiring 2019 Tachau Gender Equity Award Speech by Njideka Harry

The Mary K. Bonsteel Tachau Gender Equity Award from the University of Louisville Women’s Center honors UofL community members whose work has directly furthered gender equity. This award is named after Dr. Mary K. Bonsteel Tachau, constitutional scholar, the first woman to serve as chair of the UofL History Departments, and the first woman chair of the faculty senate.

NJIDEKA HARRY’S NOMINATION FOR THE TACHAU GENDER EQUITY AWARD WAS WRITTEN AND ENDORSED BY KGSC LEADERS ROSEMARY FAMA AND DR. OLFA NASRAOUI, RESPECTIVELY.

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