Meet Our 2019 Recipient

Mary Bowden
Keystone Instructor, Visiting Professor, Acting Director of Women in Engineering Program, Aerospace Engineering

Dr. Mary Bowden positively impacts hundreds of students through her innovative curricula and advising efforts. While leading a Balloon Payload Program that engages undergraduate students, she not only educates students about research, but also teaches the importance of interdisciplinary teamwork, leadership, and collaboration. In her acting WIE director role, for the last two years Mary’s led countless outreach efforts inspiring and empowering middle and high school future women engineers.  Throughout it all, Dr. Bowden takes the time to consider each student conversation a priority, serving as an approachable, accessible, compassionate and empowering mentor.

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