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The Women and Gender Studies Program invites the Canisius community to the annual Dr. I. Joan Lorch Award celebration. The award ceremony will take place Wednesday, March 22 at 5:00 p.m. in the Science Hall Commons. The event is free and open to the public. Appetizers and drinks will be served.

The  Lorch Award for Women and Gender Studies honors “a person who has made a significant contribution to women and who exemplifies the pursuit of liberation and justice regarding sex, gender, and sexuality.”

This year we celebrate three outstanding women in the following categories:

Canisius Student Award:
Christina Estimé ’17
Philosophy and English dual-major with a minor in justice

Canisius Colleague Award:
Erin Robinson, PhD, associate professor of sociology

Community Award:
Kirsten Gillibrand, U.S. Senator for New York.

Submitted by: Tanya Loughead, PhD, professor, philosophy