Brown School presents awards of distinction

The 40th annual Brown School Awards of Distinction were presented April 13 at City Foundry STL. Eight awardees were honored for their commitments to the fields of social work, public health and social policy.

The 40th annual Brown School Awards of Distinction were presented April 13 at City Foundry STL. The event honored e​ight Washington University in St. Louis alumni who work t​o create positive change for people around the globe.

The honorees were recognized for their commitment, innovation and strong leadership in working to improve society’s most urgent issues.

The awardees are:

Emerging Leaders

  • Kersha Deibel, MSW/MPH ’11, president and CEO, Planned Parenthood, Southwest Ohio Region
  • Steven Hayworth, MPH ’17, director of population health, University of Utah Health
  • Zhen Zhang, MSW ’16, general sec​retary, Rici Foundation

Distinguished Alumni

  • Margaret Clancy, MSW ’97, policy director at the Brown School’s Center for Social Development
  • Mingguo Deng, MSW ‘​08, president, Chongqing City Management College
  • Anneliese Stoever, MSW ’03, director, St. Louis Area Agency on Aging

Distinguished Volunteer Award​​​

Paul Tice, BSBA ’90, JD ’94, and Nancy Parker Tice, AB ’90, MBA ‘​98

To read their stories and watch videos about them, visit the Brown School website.

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