Stefi Weisburd Recognized with 2020 Excellence in STEM Award by Air Force Research Laboratory New Mexico

Stefi Weisburd at CISTAR's 2018 Biannual Meeting discussing a poster with CISTAR FellowCISTAR congratulates Stefi Weisburd, CISTAR Site Education Liaison at The University of New Mexico (UNM) and Education & Outreach Manager in UNM’s School of Engineering Dean’s Office as she has been recognized as STEM Mentor of the Year by the Air Force Research Laboratory New Mexico Tech Engagement Office’s STEMYS Excellence in STEM Awards.

In the third year for the annual awards, the STEMYS honor students, teachers, volunteers and other New Mexicans who have made significant efforts that support the AFRL’s mission to “inspire and engage the next generation of scientists and engineers” through STEM education and outreach.

Weisburd was nominated for the award by Elsa Castillo, CISTAR’s Diversity and Inclusion Co-Director. She will be recognized along with the other STEMYS Excellence in STEM Award recipients in a virtual ceremony on Tuesday, June 30, 2020.