UC engineering dean celebrated with Women Who Mean Business Award
Whitney Gaskins is assistant dean of engineering's Inclusive Excellence and Community Engagement
The Cincinnati Business Courier has honored University of Cincinnati’s Whitney Gaskins, Ph.D., with the Women Who Mean Business Award. The program highlights the accomplishments of women in Greater Cincinnati who have made a significant impact in the business community in the past year.
Gaskins is assistant dean of Inclusive Excellence and Community Engagement and a faculty member at the College of Engineering and Applied Science.
Gaskins is a three-time alumna of UC, having earned a bachelor of science in biomedical engineering, a master of science in quantitative analysis and a Ph.D. in biomedical engineering. At UC, Gaskins leads recruitment, support and retention of marginalized or underrepresented student populations for the College of Engineering and Applied Science.
In 2009, Gaskins created The Gaskins Foundation, a nonprofit organization with a mission to increase STEM education opportunities for K-12 students of all ages and backgrounds.
Gaskins was selected as a member of the 2022 class of Leadership Ohio fellows, a statewide leadership development program. She was recognized as a 2021 Career Woman of Achievement and was the recipient of the Dr. Terry Kershaw Faculty Excellence Award and the Excellence in Teaching Award for her innovative honors course, Sticky Innovation.
In 2019, she was recognized by the Greater Cincinnati Chamber as a Black History Maker and she was inducted in the 40 under 40 class. She was named the 2017 K12 Champion by the National Association of Multicultural Engineering Program Advocates. In 2015, Gaskins was awarded the Janice A. Lumpkin Educator of the Year Golden Torch Award.
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