Awards Celebration

Every year, the Center for the Study of Women organizes an end-of-the-year Awards Reception to honor student award recipients and recognize the Center’s accomplishments over the past year.

2020 Awards Celebration

Friday, October 16, 2020
1:00 – 3:00 PM (PST)

Online Zoom Webinar


(Registration closes Tuesday, October 13, 11:59 PM)

Keynote Address by
2020 Distinguished Leader in Feminism Award Recipient

Alicia Garza

Co-Creater, #BlackLivesMatter
Co-Founder, Supermajority
Founder, Black Futures Lab

This year, CSW has selected Alicia Garza as the recipient of the Center for the Study of Women’s 2020 Distinguished Leader in Feminism Award. She is an innovator, strategist, and organizer, and the co-creator of #BlackLivesMatter and the Black Lives Matter Global Network, an international organizing project to end state violence and oppression against Black people

Past Awards Receptions




Distinguished Leader in Feminism Award

The UCLA Center for the Study of Women Distinguished Leader in Feminism Award (formerly the CSW Leaders Award) honors exemplary individuals, leaders in their fields, who have made significant contributions towards equality and gender justice. Established in 2017, the award recognizes remarkable accomplishments that support CSW’s mission of working towards a world in which research and education advance social justice feminism. Award recipients are invited to deliver a Keynote Address at our Annual Awards Reception.

See the full list of recipients here.

If you have questions regarding the Awards Reception, contact the Management Services Officer.