Five with UWM ties honored with Betty Awards

Five people with ties to UWM were honored recently by Milwaukee Magazine with its third annual Betty Awards.

The magazine created the Bettys to honor its late publisher, Betty Ewens Quadracci. The awards and related event celebrate women who have made an impact on the community like Quadracci.

The five members of the UWM community honored are: Lucy Mkandawire-Valhmu, UWM professor of nursing; alums Michelle Grabner,  Kimberly Stuart and Carla Echeveste; and Debra Gillispie, who partnered with UWM faculty members to create the Gun Violence Project.

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