Rachel Kinney '09 earned the Salbi Commencement Award for
Leadership and Advocacy, named after Zainab Salbi, the 2009
Commencement Speaker. The award recognized her work for
women's rights, specifically her work with the Houston Area Women's
Center, undertaken in part through the CSWGS Seminar and Practicum.
Her Practicum project, "What Factors
Encourage Sexual Assault Victims to Seek Help?: An Engaged Research
project at the Houston Area Women's Center" was the result of a
collaborative process between Rachel, then a Senior at Wiess, and
the Houston Area Women's Center. Rachel's project was one of
eight studies undertaken in the inaugural year of the CSWGS Seminar
Read more about the Salbi Commencement Award and Rachel's work in the article from Rice Media.
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