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Two McMaster researchers in aging presented with Women of Distinction Awards

WomenOfDistinction-1Published: ​March 9, 2018​​

Congratulations to Kimberley Dej and Anju Joshi, two of McMaster's ​researchers in aging who were among the recipients of the annual YWCA Women of Distinction Awards.

It was a stellar night for ​McMaster University as 19 women with McMaster connections were among those nominated for this prestigious award.

The awards recognize outstanding women and organizations who are committed to the development of other women and to the overall improvement of the community.

The Women of Distinction Awards are nationally recognized as one of the most prestigious awards for women.

Education, Mentorship:

Kimberley Dej, Associate Professor in the School of Interdisciplinary Science, is generous and genuine and humble, is the consummate teacher, innovator, leader and “science whisperer” to students and colleagues.

Lifetime Achievement:

Anju Joshi, associate professor Health, Aging and Socity, is a remarkable educator and mentor. Joshi has made contributions over 33 years to help make Hamilton a more caring and inclusive community. She is also a founding member of the Hamilton Council on Aging.

Nominees were celebrated on March 8 at the Hamilton Convention Centre.

Source: The Daily News
Photo by: Paulina Rzeczkowska

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