Congratulations to Dr. Sunshine Menezes, 2022 AAAS Fellow!

Photo of Dr Sunshine Menezes, text reads "2022 AAAS Fellow Dr Sunshine Menezes Executive Director of Metcalf Institute, University of Rhode Island"

We’re proud to announce that Metcalf’s Executive Director, Dr. Sunshine Menezes, was nominated and has been recognized as a 2022 AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science) Fellow, one of the most prestigious honors in the scientific community.

She is honored for “distinguished contributions to science communication, environmental communication, and public engagement with science, and especially for extensive pioneering endeavors to increase inclusivity in these realms.” We’re very proud to see Sunshine’s leadership, scientific excellence, and lifelong commitment to inclusion and equity recognized by the preeminent scientific institution in the world.