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2017 Achieving Women Awardees

The Achieving Women Award recognizes Penn State women who have shown notable leadership and accomplishment in their fields, and have gone beyond the requirements of their employment duties and responsibilities in support of the University’s diversity efforts, promotion of equal opportunity or contribution to human causes and public service activities.

Nicole Gallegor    Brittany Banik    Kristin Dreyer    

Colleen Lang    Li Li    Deanna Behring

2017 Achieving Women Awards Recipients are beginning at the top from left to right: Nicole Gallegor, Brittany Banik, Kristin Dreyer, Colleen Lang, Li Li, and Deanna Behring

The 2017 Achieving Women Award Recipients are:

  • Nicole Gallegor, Undergraduate Student, Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering 
  • Brittany Banik, Graduate Student, Ph.D. candidate in Biomedical Engineering, College of Engineering 
  • Kristin Dreyer, Staff Exempt, Program Director for Education and Outreach, Center for Nanoscale Science, Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC) 
  • Colleen Lang, Technical Service, Food Service Worker, Pollock Commons
  • Li Li, Faculty, Associate Professor, College of Engineering 
  • Deanna Behring, Administrator, Assistant Dean and Director of International Programs, College of Agricultural Sciences


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