Director's Digressions

Sheryl Burgstahler
Picture of Sheryl and Dr Bosma with the Trailblazer Award.
DO-IT director Sheryl Burgstahler names Dr. Martha Bosma a Trailblazer.

DO-IT Trailblazer awards highlight DO-IT community members who forge new pathways that will benefit others. We select individuals who, through their work and accomplishments, have changed the way the world views people with disabilities and have increased their potential to succeed in college, careers, and community life. Congratulations to this year's honorees!

Martha Bosma, Associate Professor of Biology at the University of Washington (UW), for her leadership in the inclusion of people with disabilities in science education and careers, outreach to ensure accessible science labs, and mentoring of DO-IT participants.

Corinna (Lang) Fale, DO-IT Ambassador and '00 Scholar, for promoting self-advocacy for people with disabilities at the Arc of Snohomish County and as a representative for People First of Washington.

Professor Sang-Mook Lee, Professor of Geophysics at Seoul National University, for promoting access to technology, education, and employment for people with disabilities in South Korea.

Noah Seidel, DO-IT Ambassador, '05 Scholar, his disability advocacy at the UW and in the Seattle community.

Priscilla Wong, DO-IT Ambassador and '95 Scholar, for her volunteer work serving people with disabilities at the Ronald McDonald House and Seattle Children's Hospital and advocacy for accessible programs and environments.