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Exceptional science, mathematics and engineering mentors announced

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The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), with the National Science Foundation (NSF), has named 27 individuals and 14 organizations as recipients of the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM). PAESMEM recognizes outstanding efforts of mentors in encouraging the next generation of innovators and developing a science and engineering workforce that reflects the diverse talent of America.

The 41 mentors came to Washington, D.C. to receive their presidential certificates at a recognition ceremony.

All Awardees

Alice M. Agogino Portrait Photo
Alice M. Agogino
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, California
Ann L.  Chester Portrait Photo
Ann L. Chester
West Virginia University
Morgantown, West Virginia
Dan  Dimitriu Portrait Photo
Dan Dimitriu
San Antonio College
San Antonio, Texas
Daniel  Schwartz Portrait Photo
Daniel Schwartz
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington
Dorceta  Taylor Portrait Photo
Dorceta Taylor
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Earth Science Women's Network
District of Columbia
Elba Elisa  Serrano Portrait Photo
Elba Elisa Serrano
New Mexico State University
Las Cruces, New Mexico
Elena  Bautista Sparrow Portrait Photo
Elena Bautista Sparrow
University of Alaska-Fairbanks
Fairbanks, Alaska
Erika Tatiana Camacho Portrait Photo
Erika Tatiana Camacho
Arizona State University
Tempe, Arizona
Gilda  Barabino Portrait Photo
Gilda Barabino
City College of New York
New York, New York
Gillian  Knapp Portrait Photo
Gillian Knapp
Princeton University
Princeton, New Jersey
Glenn S. Lee Portrait Photo
Glenn S. Lee
Waialua High and Intermediate School
Waipahu, Hawaii
Graça Vicente Portrait Photo
Graça Vicente
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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Jennifer  Karlin Portrait Photo
Jennifer Karlin
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
Rapid City, South Dakota
John A.  Pollock Portrait Photo
John A. Pollock
Duquesne University
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
John K.  Haynes Portrait Photo
John K. Haynes
Morehouse College
Atlanta, Georgia
Jorge Lopez Portrait Photo
Jorge Lopez
University of Texas at El Paso
El Paso, Texas
Joshua  Villalobos Portrait Photo
Joshua Villalobos
El Paso Community College
El Paso, Texas
Keivan  Stassun Portrait Photo
Keivan Stassun
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, Tennessee
L. Michael  Romero Portrait Photo
L. Michael Romero
Tufts University
Medford, Massachusetts
Maria  Dolores Cimini Portrait Photo
Maria Dolores Cimini
University at Albany, State University of New York
Albany, New York
Matthew R. Gilligan Portrait Photo
Matthew R. Gilligan
Savannah State University
Savannah, Georgia
Melissa  Simon Portrait Photo
Melissa Simon
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, Illinois
Paul  Bernard Tchounwou Portrait Photo
Paul Bernard Tchounwou
Jackson State University
Jackson, Mississippi
Paulinus  Chigbu Portrait Photo
Paulinus Chigbu
University of Maryland Eastern Shore
Princess Anne, Maryland
Reginald Blake Portrait Photo
Reginald Blake
New York City College of Technology
Brooklyn, New York
Tanja  Karp Portrait Photo
Tanja Karp
Texas Tech University
Lubbock, Texas
Zaida C. Morales-Martinez Portrait Photo
Zaida C. Morales-Martinez
Florida International University
Miami, Florida