For her work on color-powered irrigation with Nepalese women, Cornell freshman Isabella Culotta received the 2018 Elaine Szymoniak Award at the 2018 World Food Prize Laureate Award Ceremony in Des Moines, Iowa.
Success did not come easy to Sonia Sotomayor. She knows how much pain there is in life. But hard work, a determination to fight for her beliefs and an “innate optimism” helped propel her from a childhood in a Bronx housing project to her role as associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.
Events this week include music for experimental instruments, whales and chimes; architect and A.D. White professor Brinda Somaya; artist and fashion designer Ruby Chishti; and author Viet Thanh Nguyen.
A new guide to gender transitioning and affirmation in the workplace is available online for Cornell’s transgender employees. The guide also is useful for human resource professionals, managers, hiring managers, allies and others.