Two GSEHD Alumnae Receive the GW IMPACT Award

June 22, 2023

(Left to right) Maranda Ward, Jessica Jackson, and Monique Thornton pose for photos holding awards, Washington Monument in the background (photo courtesy Abby Greenawait/GW Today)

GSEHD alumnae Dr. Maranda C. Ward (Ed.D., Curriculum and Pedagogy) and Dr. Jessica Jackson (master's, Clinical Mental Health Counseling) were both honored with the IMPACT Award from the GW Black Alumni network. These awards celebrate their impact on the GW community, in their own communities, and on innovation and service. Dr. Ward is an Assistant Professor and Director of Equity in the Department of Clinical Research and Leadership in the GW School of Medicine and Health Science. Dr. Jackson is focused on eliminating barriers to mental health as the founder of Houston-based Dr. J. Lauren Psychological & Consultation Services and co-founder of the nonprofit organization, Communicating Race Fully.

We congratulate Dr. Ward and Dr. Jackson for their commitment to making an impact in their communities!

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