PPIA Program

“Diversity & Leadership in Public Service”

35th PPIA Anniversary Alumni Award Recipients

Reverend Clementa C. Pinckney Achievement Award Recipients
This award celebrates and recognizes an alumni from 1981-2005 with an established career who has made extraordinary contributions to the public service domain. This award is named after PPIA Alumni, Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs 1994 Junior Summer Institute Reverend Clementa Pinckney.

  • Dr. Sophal Ear, PPIA 1994 (Princeton)
  • Martha Chavez, PPIA 1991 (Princeton)

Emerging Leader Award Recipients
This award celebrates and recognizes a recent PPIA alumni from the 2006-2015 cohorts who have made extraordinary contributions to the public service sector.  Award recipients demonstrates significant promise of leadership, social justice and public policy.

  • Dr. Jaira J. Harrington, PPIA 2006 (Princeton/not pictured)
  • Canaan McCaslin, PPIA, 2008 (Carnegie Mellon)
  • Ola Ojewumi, PPIA, 2012 (UC Berkeley)
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Pictured: Dr. Sophal Ear, PPIA 1994 (Princeton), Ola Ojewumi, PPIA, 2012 (UC Berkeley), Canaan McCaslin, PPIA, 2008 (Carnegie Mellon), and Martha Chavez, PPIA 1991 (Princeton).