Graduate Community Service Awards
The Outstanding Graduate Student Awards for significant accomplishments in community service are presented annually by the Graduate Student Council (GSG) and the Office of the Provost.
Jessica Weaver, doctoral candidate in biology
Jessica is a founder and past president of Graduate Women in Science and Engineering at Northeastern. This student organization promotes the professional and personal advancement of women in STEM fields, provides women with the support and resources necessary to be successful, and helps to create a sense of community. “Success is measured not by what you get out of life, but what you give back, and providing equal opportunity is of particular interest to me,” she says. Jessica is also a vocal advocate and local organizer for the Not for Sale campaign to end human trafficking.