"At IGNITE, I get to work with amazing women from all walks of life. It’s the young women we train. The elected women who are dedicated to feeding the leadership pipeline and offer countless hours of mentorship. And our dedicated group of supporters who understand how important it is invest in the next generation of women."
Palista Kharel, MPPA/MBA, received the Philip Hertz Scholarship Award, while Toby Armstrong, MPP, received the M.V. Lee Badgett Award for Social Justice.
Colon, who's been with the public policy program since its inception, was recognized for creating a positive work environment, implementing innovative work processes, and exemplifying integrity and dedication.
"There are so many things you can do with a public policy degree. It will give you countless options. SPP alums are doing so many cool and varied things, in locations all around the world."