May 17, 2010

DLC honors commitment to advancing, celebrating diversity

At a ceremony this week, 11 individuals and five groups will be honored by the Diversity Leadership Council for their exceptional contributions in advancing and celebrating diversity and inclusiveness at Johns Hopkins.

The 2010 DLC Diversity Recognition Awards Ceremony and Reception will be held at noon on Tuesday, May 18, in Shriver Hall Auditorium on the Homewood campus.

President Ron Daniels will present individual awards to Yolanda Abel, School of Education; Heather Benz, School of Medicine; Alison Carr, APL; Robert Drummond, School of Medicine; Dalal Haldeman, Johns Hopkins Health System; Anthony “TJ” Jackson, APL; Ellen Mackenzie, Bloomberg School of Public Health; Justin C. McArthur, School of Medicine; Delia Silva, School of Medicine; Abha Upadhyaya, APL; and Barbara Ziegler, Johns Hopkins Health System.

Receiving group awards will be Peabody’s Tuned-In Program (Rachel Choe, Cam Collins, Ben Cureton, Joe Hughes, Brandon Rivera, Ian Simms, Carolee Stewart, Daniel Trahey, Jamie Williams, Demarr Woods and Elijah “Eli” Wirth); Bayview Medical Center’s Black History Month Committee (Carolyn Bailey, Wanda Bennett, Cynthia Callum, Kimberly Casey, Melinda Dangerfield, Freddie Jenkins, Lisa Jibril, William Klosicki, Donique Lomax, Sylvia Parham, Keishia Pratt, Angela Simmons, Omegia Thaniel and Laurene Walker); Johns Hopkins Pharmaquip/Durable Medical Equipment (Penny Carey, Denise Lannon, Linda Lawrence, Daniel Smith, Evelyn “Angel” Smith, Kristi Stacharowski and Anna Znovena); KSAS Department of Africana Studies’ FAIR: Friends of Artists in Residence (Erika Kelley, Katherine Mann, Parker Shelton, Nadia Shobnam and Aasiyeh Zarafshar); and Peabody Dance (Carol Bartlett and Barbara Weisberger).