Inaugural Women of UCI award winners recognized

Three of four recipients come from social sciences

The UCI Cross Cultural Center and Gender Education Initiative recently recognized four UCI women for their commitment to equality, advocacy and justice for women and gender education. Those honored included:

  • Jeanett Castellanos (pictured), Social Sciences Academic Resource Center director, recipient of the UCI Faculty of the Year award
  • Shacole Hamlett, senior social science major, recipient of the Woman of Color of the Year award
  • Danielle (Djae) Borja, junior international studies major, recipient of the Student of the Year award
  • Brittany Betancourt, recent UCI graduate (English) and current academic counselor for undecided/undeclared majors, recipient of the Staff of the Year award

The recipients were selected from among a pool of UCI women nominated by their peers. Learn more at


Tuesday, March 20, 2012