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The CCWH is a space for network and community building for women historians of diverse backgrounds, interests, and professions. We connect women historians throughout the world from all career stages, supporting students and emerging scholars through prizes, mentoring programs, and workshops.

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The CCWH is proud to announce the launch of an initiative to honor the life of Sandra Trudgen Dawson, the long-time executive director, member, and advocate of the CCWH, with the establishment of the Sandra Trudgen Dawson Award for Service, Scholarship, and Teaching. The award will support CCWH members whose career has not followed the traditional tenure-track path with travel costs, necessary materials, research expenses, or care labor. Click the button below to learn more and to donate in support of this award.

The Sandra Trudgen Dawson Award for Service, Scholarship, and Teaching


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