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I-TECH Staff and Students Recognized for Outstanding Contributions at UW

Awards of Excellence, 2021
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Every year, the University of Washington (UW) recognizes faculty, staff, and students for their contributions and dedication through the Awards of Excellence and the Husky 100. This year, the International Training and Education Center for Health (I-TECH), a center within the Department of Global Health (DGH) at UW, is proud to have four of its staff members nominated for two awards and a doctoral student named as one of the Husky 100. Congratulations to all the nominees and winners!

Outstanding Staff Award (UW DGH)

The Outstanding Staff Award honors DGH staff who demonstrate innovation, creativity, integrity, and a commitment to creating and sustaining a climate of equity, justice, and anti-racism.

  • Maya Beal, Director of Finance and Operations
  • Marisa Van Osdale, Senior Program Manager
  • Melanie Rabe, Accounts Payable Specialist

Read their nominations on the DGH website.

Excellence in Global Engagement Awards (UW Office of Global Affairs)

The UW Excellence in Global Engagement Award honors select UW faculty and staff for their leadership in global engagement.

  • Ruth Levine, Regional Program Lead

Read Ruth’s nomination on the Office of Global Affairs website.

Husky 100 (UW)

Each year, the UW recognizes 100 students for the Husky 100 who are making an impact in the UW community, both inside and outside of the classroom, and who are making the most of their Husky experience.

  • Patience Komba, Doctor of Global Health Leadership and Practice (DrGH) & HIS Evaluation Specialist – Digital Initiatives Group at I-TECH (DIGI)

Read Patience’s Husky 100 profile.