Jahanian honored with GEM Consortium Academic Leadership Award

Farnam Jahanian

Farnam JahanianSince 1980, Carnegie Mellon University has enjoyed a strong partnership with the National GEM Consortium, an organization dedicated to increasing the participation of underrepresented groups at the master's and doctoral levels in engineering and science. On Sept. 9, Carnegie Mellon President Farnam Jahanian (left) received the 2021 Academic Leadership Award at the GEM Consortium's annual conference in Houston.

The three-day GEM: Advancing Scientific Impact Annual Conference commemorated the organization's 45th anniversary and featured a variety of workshops, presentations and panel discussions. Carnegie Mellon leaders and faculty hosted an informational booth in the event's exhibition area and sponsored a lunch panel.

Industry, academic and alumni community leaders, including Jahanian, were highlighted as part of the conference's Leadership Gala for their inclusive work in the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields.

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