HeForShe Resilience Awards
Recognizing the power of resilience
Previous Award Recipients
Jennifer Smith Resilience Award
In 2020, two Jennifer Smith Resilience Awards were available: one for a Lang business student and one for a female engineering student. The award recipients were Emily Kaldis (BComm) and Joelle Tiangco (BEng).
Lisa Lisson Resilience Award
In 2019, two Lisa Lisson Resilience Awards were available: one for a Lang business student and one for a female engineering student. The award recipients were Alicia Denoon (BComm) and ThiênAn Gillespie (BEng).
Amanda Lang Resilience Award
In 2018, the Amanda Lang Resilience Award was awarded to Michelina Helen Martinez, a Lang business student in the Hotel and Food Administration program. Michelina shared part of her story with the crowd, demonstrating the resiliency and strength that it took to overcome personal struggles and life’s challenges. In an effort to help others, Michelina helped champion multiple mental health fundraisers, raising $1,000 for Gryphs4Gryphs. She is also an active leader within the HFTMSA, helping orient new first year students during their first week on campus.