Associate Director of the Cook Center honored as 2017 Inspiring Leader in STEM
Darrick Hamilton, Associate Director of the Samuel DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity and Associate Professor of Economics and Urban Policy, Milano School of International Affairs, Management and Urban Policy & Department of Economics, The New School, was honored as a 2017 Inspiring Leader in STEM in the September issue of INSIGHT into Diversity magazine.
"INSIGHT Into Diversity is proud to recognize leaders from underrepresented groups who are making a difference in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) with the 2017 Inspiring Leaders in STEM Award. These men and women work to motivate and encourage the next generation of young people to pursue STEM education and careers via teaching, mentoring, research, and groundbreaking discoveries and innovations. Using the challenges and triumphs they have faced as members of underrepresented groups to motivate themselves and others, they have successfully spearheaded STEM initiatives, engaged in community outreach, and made significant and lasting contributions to their fields as researchers, educators, and advocates."