Johanna Schmitt, Professor of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, $28,942.37   schmitt
Professor Schmitt has been awarded funding for her leadership activities as Past President of the Society for the Study of Evolution. Additionally, as the first Brown University woman elected to the National Academy of Sciences, Annie will use this support to continue her research as she works to promote the number of women nominated to the Academy.
Andrea Simmons, Professor of Psychology, $3,807   simmons
Professor Simmons has been awarded funding to continue her research as she pursues activities as an elected member of the Executive Council for the Acoustical Society of America (ASA), a member organization of the American Institute of Physics.
Anita Zimmerman, Professor of Molecular Pharmacology, Physiology, & Biotechnology, $10,000   zimmerman
Professor Zimmerman has been awarded research support during her tenure as a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of General Physiology. This funding will also allow her to accept previously declined invitations to serve as a regular member of an NIH study section, to chair scientific meetings, and to run for office in the scientific societies to which she belongs.