Brown School 
Awards of Distinction Nominations

Nominations are due by September 22, 2023

Emerging Leader Award

The Emerging Leader Award is bestowed each year to distinguished alumni who have recently received their degrees from the Brown School. These honorees are selected based on early career achievement, innovation and public service. 

Distinguished Alumni Award

The Distinguished Alumni Award honors Brown School alumni who have made outstanding contributions to the fields of social work or public health. Through tireless commitment, innovation and strong leadership, these alumni have applied their Brown School education to alleviate society’s most urgent concerns.

A letter of recommendation must include: 

 • Nominee name
 • Degree/class year
 • Professional history
 • Special career highlights, public and community service and/or volunteer activities
 • A personal statement about why this nominee deserves this recognition

Nominees must be living graduates of the Brown School. All nominations will be under consideration for three consecutive years. If you have any questions about the nomination process, please contact Lia Nunez, senior associate director of advancement, at

Click here to view all past honorees.

Nominator Information

Nominee Information

i.e. articles, resumes, CVs