Dr. Talitha Washington receives the NSF 2020 Director’s Award for Superior Accomplishment

Dr. Talitha Washington

Dr. Talitha Washington received the National Science Foundation (NSF) 2020 Director’s Award for Superior Accomplishment.
Dr. Washington was selected to serve as a program director in the NSF Convergence Accelerator earlier this year. The program’s goal is to speed up and test new models for innovation for the government, industry, and academia. She has also been instrumental in establishing the NSF's first Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program, which funded $40 million in awards in the 2019 fiscal year.