Runze Huang Community Award

The Runze Huang Community Award honors the legacy of Runze Huang, who was a postdoc at the Harvard Chan School, through celebrating Postdocs and Research Associates of the Harvard Chan School who contribute in an extraordinary way towards building a welcoming, inclusive, and supportive environment within Harvard Chan School and beyond.
2021 Runze Huang Community Award Winner: Dr. Bénédicte Gnangnon
Dr. Gnangnon was recognized for her work in the Professional Development Committee of the PDA, as well as for the efforts and projects she led in the CCDD Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging Committee. Also, “informally as a friend, colleague, and scientist, Bénédicte epitomizes how community engagement can enrich the workplace, even during difficult times and on Zoom”.