Dr. Caroline Kingori Receives Outstanding Female Mentor Award

April 29, 2020

Awarded Outstanding Female Mentor

HISTP scholar Dr. Kingori was recently selected to receive the Outstanding Female Mentor Award by Ohio University's Women's Center. The Center wrote to Dr. Kingori: "You have embodied the spirit of this award, and we are proud to have you as an awardee."

The Center reports that they received numerous nominations for Dr. Kingori from past and current mentees, as well as her colleagues, describing her as an extraordinary leader.

Dr. Kingori most recently served as Interim-Director of the African Studies Program at Ohio University. She is also the team lead for the OHIO Reproductive and Sexual Health Initiative, where she is committed to training students and supporting junior faculty in their research endeavors. Dr. Kingori has also been active in the American Public Health Association (APHA) where she has held various positions.

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Selected as Board Member

Dr. Kingori was also recently selected to join the Board of Directors for the Ethiopian Tewahedo Social Services (ETSS), one of the largest immigrant and refugee organizations in Central Ohio. Of the selection, Dr. Kingori says:

"This will strengthen my research with this population of interest as well as enhance capacity in the organization as they plan to expand globally to other African countries."

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Dr. Kingori accepts her award