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Community Partner Award
Their engagement, collaboration and support enabled important programs to continue despite limitations imposed by the pandemic.
Humanitarian of the Year Award
A daughter of immigrants, first-generation college graduate and life-long Chicagoan, Erika's mission is to help advance justice, equity and opportunity for all of its residents.
Outstanding Academic Leadership Award
An advocate for state-of-the-art solution for people with disabilities, Dr. Hedman has helped create the largest mobile assistive technology service delivery program in the country.
Educator of the Year Award
Dr. Kanan’s outstanding dedication and excellence as a professor is best expressed in a thank you video from his students that went viral with over 1.6 million likes and 11,000 comments.
Researcher of the Year Award
Deeply commited to social justice for people with disabilities, Dr. Magasi has created a unique model of collaboration to create knowledge translation products that communicate research findings to key stakeholders.
Professor of the Year Award
Dr. Marquez is an internationally respected researcher, gifted teacher and committed volunteer with sustained excellence within these three domains throughout his career.