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Juanita Johnson-Bailey receives Eleanor Roosevelt Fund Award

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Juanita Johnson-Bailey

Juanita Johnson-Bailey, director of the Institute for Women’s Studies at UGA, is the 2015 recipient of the Eleanor Roosevelt Fund Award, an honor given by the American Association of University Women for outstanding contributions to equality and education for women and girls.

Johnson-Bailey will receive the award, which includes a $5,000 honorarium, in June at the AAUW national convention in San Diego. Established in 1989, the Eleanor Roosevelt Fund Award is given for a range of activities including classroom teaching, educational and research contributions, and legal and legislative work in equity for women and girls.

Johnson-Bailey is a Meigs Professor in the College of Education’s lifelong education, administration and policy department and the Institute for Women’s Studies, a unit of the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences.