Mauro-Sheridan Teacher Susan Brown wins women of innovation award.

2012 Women of Innovation Awards

Congratulations to Susan Brown, science and technology teacher at the Mauro-Sheridan Interdistrict Magnet School in New Haven.  Sue was recognized as the winner of the women of innovation award for academic innovation and excellence. Now in its eighth year, this awards program gathers the Connecticut technology community to recognize women in the workforce who are innovators, role models and leaders in the technology, science and engineering fields.  Students at both the high school and college level were also honored for their studies and accomplishments. Finalists were nominated by their peers and selected based on their professional experience, history of innovation, ability to think creatively and solve problems, and demonstration of leadership.
Fifty-three women in technology fields and high school and college students studying in various technology disciplines from across Connecticut were honored the evening of March 1st at the Aqua Turf in Southington.  Recognized were innovators, entrepreneurs, role models and leaders in the technology, science and education.

Susan Brown is a science, technology, and robotics teacher for middle school students in New Haven, CT. She adores teaching children how to think, create, and find their authentic 'selves'. Her past careers as an author, college educator, business owner in advertising and fitness, have given her the opportunity to work with youth to find their way through education and their passions. She has created an award winning robotics program and instituted a Women in Engineering partnership.  She is team lead for her school's NASA Explorer Program, and is a recipient of numerous education awards and Michael Jordan Fundamentals Grants.


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Congratulations to Susan Brown, at center in photo above, Science and Technology Teacher at Mauro-Sheridan